Homemade Soft Flour Tortilla


Homemade Soft Flour Tortilla


  • 2 cups (260 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2/3 cup very warm water
  • 5 tablespoons neutral flavored oil, melted shortening, melted lard or melted butter


  1. Add the salt to the warm water and stir together until the salt has dissolved.
  2. In a large bowl, use a fork to combine the flour with the oil (or other fat) until it looks crumbly. Pour in almost all of the salty water and stir until a shaggy dough forms. If the mixture seems dry, add a bit more of the water.
  3. When the dough comes together, transfer to a floured work surface and knead until smooth, two to three minutes. Cover with a clean dish cloth and leave for at least 15 minutes and up to an hour or two.Β Resting the dough makes rolling it out easier.
  4. Divide the…

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