Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas
1 cup whole wheat flour
1¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup water
Preheat electric skillet to 350°F or a cast iron or non-stick griddle over medium heat. Do not oil griddle or skillet.
Combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in oil until mixture is crumbly; add the water to form soft dough. Knead by hand for 5 minutes. Cover; let dough rise 30 minutes.
Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Flatten and roll each ball of dough on lightly floured surface until paper thin, turning frequently. Roll from the center outward until tortillas are 8-inches in diameter.
Cook tortillas 45 seconds to 1 minute on each side, until light brown specks appear. Do not overcook. A well made tortilla puffs as it is cooking. Remove from griddle or skillet and wrap in clean towel to keep warm. Serve warm or use in your favorite recipe.
NOTE: To warm tortillas, preheat oven to 400°F. Place tortillas directly on the rack and heat 3 to 4 minutes. If using a microwave, place tortillas in the microwave, cover with a paper towel and microwave for 15 to 20 seconds. When serving a number of tortillas at once, place them in a tortilla warmer basket and cover until ready to serve. This keeps them warm and soft.
Servings: 12 tortillas
Nutrition: One tortilla provides approximately: 117 calories, 3 g protein, 21 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 2 g fat (1 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 28 mcg folate, 1 g iron, 241 mg sodium.
Source: Wheat Foods CouncilShareThis