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Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas recipe

I use a flat, round cast iron skillet to make these. Yummy!

Recipe Ingredients

Method

  1. Sift flour and salt. Mix in bowl with lard or shortening and add water gradually. Usually it takes up to 3 cups. Knead well to make a smooth dough.
  2. Let dough stand for 20 minutes in an oiled plastic bag. (Keep dough covered while making each tortilla.)
  3. Make into small 2-inch balls and roll with a rolling pin on a floured board into a round disk.
  4. Cook on a hot, dry flat cast iron skillet, turning over once, until cooked on both sides to your liking.

Makes about 2 1/2 dozen, approximately 9 inches in diameter.

From the kitchen of Linda Ann Jolly.


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