Homemade Tortillas

A Simple and Savoury Recipe for Homemade Tortillas That Are Perfect for Wrapping Around Your Favourite Fillings.

Looking for a mouth-watering recipe that’s easy to make? Look no further than these homemade tortillas!

Made with self-raising flour or almond flour for a gluten-free option, these tortillas are sure to be a hit at any meal.

With just a handful of simple ingredients, you can create a soft and tender dough that’s perfect for rolling out into thin, crispy tortillas.

Unlock the Secret to Irresistible Homemade Tortillas

The secret to these tortillas’ amazing flavour is the combination of olive oil, salt, and baking powder, which gives them a savoury, slightly tangy taste that’s hard to resist.

Plus, the texture is just right – soft and pliable, with a bit of chewiness that makes them satisfying to eat.

From Dough to Golden Brown: Cooking Your Tortillas to Perfection

To make these delicious tortillas, simply mix the dry ingredients, add the wet ingredients, and knead until a dough forms.

Let the dough rest for 20 minutes to allow the gluten to relax, then divide it into portions, roll out, and cook in a hot, oiled pan until golden brown.

The result is a stack of fresh, warm tortillas that are perfect for wrapping around your favourite fillings.

Deliciously Versatile: Serving Suggestions for Your Homemade Tortillas

Serve these tortillas alongside your favourite Mexican dishes. Like sizzling fajitas or hearty burritos, or use them as the base for your own unique creations.

If you like dessert pizzas, these make a great pizza base. With their irresistible flavour and tender texture, these homemade tortillas are sure to become a staple in your kitchen.

Pair with our delicious eggplant dip for a match made in heaven.

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Homemade Tortillas

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 1 hr Cook Time 15 mins Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 10
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


These homemade tortillas are a simple and delicious alternative to store-bought varieties. Made with just a handful of pantry staples, they come together quickly and easily, requiring only a few minutes of active preparation time. The secret to their irresistible flavour and texture lies in the combination of olive oil, salt, and baking powder, which gives them a slightly tangy taste and a soft, chewy texture that's perfect for wrapping around your favourite fillings.


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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the self-raising flour (or almond flour), salt, and baking powder.

  2. Add the olive oil and boiled water to the dry ingredients. Mix until a dough forms.

  3. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead until fully combined and smooth.

  4. Place the dough in a bowl, cover it, and let it rest for 20 minutes.

  5. Divide the dough into 10 equal parts and roll each part into a ball.

  6. On a floured surface, use a rolling pin to roll out each ball of dough as thin as possible.

  7. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-low heat and add a small amount of oil to the pan.

  8. Place each rolled-out tortilla in the pan and cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side, or until golden brown.

  9. Remove from the pan and repeat the process for the remaining tortillas.

  10. Serve warm and enjoy!

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