Flour Tortillas

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Makes: 10 servings
Total Cost: $0.29
Serving Cost: $0.03


2 cups flour (all-purpose, or 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour and 1/2 cup whole wheat flour)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or shortening)
3/4 cup water (warm, 105-110 degrees F)


1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.

2. Add oil and mix until crumbly.

3. Start with 1/2 cup of water and add 1 Tablespoon at a time until mixture forms a loose crumbly ball.

4. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 6 to 8 times or until smooth.

5. Divide into 10 balls. Roll each piece into an 8 inch circle.

6. Heat a 12 inch dry skillet over medium-high heat. Place one tortilla at a time into skillet and cook until light brown spots appear on bottom. Turn over and cook on other side until lightly browned.

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