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flour tortillas

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Servings

Serves 1 - 8 Portions

Easy flour tortillas in just four steps.

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Ingredients

  • 400g self raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 300ml warm water
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Method

    1. Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl. In a measuring jug mix the (luke) warm water and oil together and add to the flour.
    2. Stir together until all ingredients are well combined and form a dough.
    3. On a floured surface, knead the dough for 2-3 minutes. Divide the dough into 8 balls and roll each one out individualy. Aim for each tortilla to be a similar size to a dinner plate, the dough will shrink back abit when it is resting.
    4. In a large frying pan warm a teaspoon of oil and cook each tortilla for 1 minute each side on a medium heat. Each side should just start to brown on any raised areas.

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1rachel
19th Nov, 2016
5.05
Easiest recipe I found and very tasty. 200ml is spot on so thanks to others for commenting. Roll them out very thinly as they puff up, and you need a swipe of oil in the pan or they taste of flour. Mine were a little too crunchy to wrap more like fold but so nice I didn't care, will try and cook for a little less next time and see if they are softer.
Whyteali
12th Nov, 2016
As with all recipes involving flour you may need a little more or a little less liquid than stated. My advice is to add about 1/2 the liquid to begin with then just add a little at a time until late you get the right consistency.
liuzhou
3rd Nov, 2016
Extra virgin olive oil in tortillas? I don't think so. Lard all the way.
forestnuter
10th Aug, 2016
5.05
I liked this recipe. I certainly think 200ml is the correct amount and it takes a bit of experimenting with thickness of tortilla and it how much oil to put in the pan but generally this is a good recipe. Very tasty
Nicole Goss
27th Apr, 2016
0.05
This recipe is terrible! The amount of water is ridiculously excessive! Having seen a high rated recipe with very few ingredients I thought this would be a good easy recipe to do whilst looking after my newborn, I was mistaken! People have rated it good after having to change the recipe - please don't do this! We don't all have time to check the comments of a recipe. Had to bin half of it as didn't have time after having to try and save it. Very annoyed
Andrew Morgan
29th Jul, 2016
So... not enough time to put leftovers in the fridge, not enough time to read the comments to ensure the recipe is a good one but seemingly plenty of time to write a comment yourself. Good one.
Boomunki
6th Apr, 2016
I used 200ml of water instead worked perfectly, Tasted very nice :)
leighvaughton
24th Sep, 2015
I think someone's finger slipped on the keyboard - 200ml water makes a better dough!
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circe12
31st Aug, 2015
Thanks for posting this recipe--I have been rather dismayed to find that all the commercially available tortillas are packed with artificial preservatives and palm oil! I think even I could have a go at these...
debrat
10th Jun, 2015
This was soo wet I had to add more flour to even get anywhere close to a dough and able to roll. ultimately it 's nearly half liquids (353ml inc the oil) to half flour - should've just added the water til it looked dough like rather than pour it all in like the recipe suggests!

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chelseajpickup
3rd Dec, 2016
2.55
Can I use sunflower oil instead of olive oil ?? Help...
Clarelk
7th Feb, 2016
Are any remaining Tortilla's freezable? This recipe would make too many for just me.
tlily32
2nd Sep, 2013
Once the dough is cooked how long will the tortillas last for?
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