Flour Tortillas with Toasted Sunflower Oil & No Salt Added


Soft tacos simply just taste better with flour tortillas. There are plenty choices of 0% sodium corn tortillas to choose from in the super markets, but what about low sodium flour tortillas?

Nearly none existent.

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Well, we decided to make our own unsalted low sodium version from scratch! As it turned out, making tortilla is a lot of fun and quite easy. They also taste incredible.

Here is the recipe and step by step how we make our delicious low sodium flour tortillas from scratch with honest ingredients: unbleached flour, toasted sunflower oil, water, and nothing else.

Use the simple steps in the video or go to our website (link below) for the recipe and tips. Making tortilla from scratch at home is a lot of fun by yourself, with pets, family or friends.

Happy cooking and eating!


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1 cup unbleached all purpose flour

3-5 tablespoons of roasted sunflower oil. Adding more oil will make the tortillas softer & more moist.

1/2 -1 cup of water


Tool List

A medium size mixing bowl.

A plate or lid, large enough to cover the mixing bowl.

A kitchen towel large enough to cover the mixing bowl.

A dough rolling pin. We like the one we use in the video, it is light and easy to handle.

A cooking pan. We use cast iron pan for crepe. Cast iron cookwares retain heat and distribute heat incredibly well.



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Ingredients

1 cup unbleached all purpose flour

3-5 tablespoons of roasted sunflower oil. Adding more oil will make the tortillas softer & more moist

1/2 -1 cup of water

Steps

  1. Place flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add water and mix well.
  3. Add toasted sunflower oil.
  4. Knead the dough until it becomes smooth, tactile and not stick. Add more water or oil as needed.
  5. Form the dough in a ball & place it back in the bowl. Cover the bowl with a lid & kitchen towel and let the dough rest for about 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the dough from the bowl and place it on a lightly oiled working surface.
  7. Shape the dough into a long tube and divide it evenly into 8-10 round pieces.
  8. Dust the dough with flour then flatten the dough with the palm of your hand.
  9. Roll the dough into a circle using a dough pin. Roll them into not uniform size circles will give the a beautiful rustic appearance once cooked.
  10. Dust more flour on both sides of the uncooked tortillas and place them on a plate.
  11. Place the cooking pan over medium heat. Make sure the pan is hot but not smoking hot before you place the tortilla on it.
  12. Dry cook the tortillas on both sides until parts of the tortilla turn a light brown color. It is so much fun to watch them puff up so enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

  1. If you don’t plan to serve the tortillas right away, under cook them a little so you can heat them up to perfection.
  2. You can make the dough a day or two ahead. Take the dough out of the refrigerator and let it warm up to room temperature before shaping it.

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Flour Tortillas with Toasted Sunflower Oil & No Salt Added

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Serves: Makes about 8-10 Street Taco Size Tortillas Cooking Time: Prep: 20 Minutes l Cooking: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 3-5 tablespoons of roasted sunflower oil. Adding more oil will make the tortillas softer & more moist
  • 1/2 -1 cup of water

Instructions

1

Place flour in a mixing bowl.

2

Add water and mix well.

3

Add toasted sunflower oil.

4

Knead the dough until it becomes smooth, tactile and not stick. Add more water or oil as needed.

5

Form the dough in a ball & place it back in the bowl. Cover the bowl with a lid & kitchen towel and let the dough rest for about 15 minutes.

6

Remove the dough from the bowl and place it on a lightly oiled working surface.

7

Shape the dough into a long tube and divide it evenly into 8-10 round pieces.

8

Dust the dough with flour then flatten the dough with the palm of your hand.

9

Roll the doughs into a circle using a dough pin. Roll them into not uniform size circles will give the a beautiful rustic appearance once cooked.

10

Dust more flour on both sides of the uncooked tortillas and place them on a plate.

11

Place the cooking pan over medium heat. Make sure the pan is hot but not smoking hot before you place the tortilla on it.

12

Dry cook the tortillas on both sides until parts of the tortilla turn a light brown color. It is so much fun to watch them puff up so enjoy!

Notes

If you don’t plan to serve the tortillas right away, under cook them a little so you can heat them up to perfection. You can make the dough a day or two ahead. Take the dough out of the refrigerator and let it warm up to room temperature before shaping it.

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