Homemade Tortilla Recipe

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A big thank you to Jill from The Prairie Homestead food blog for this fantastic Homemade Tortilla Recipe. This is a great recipe for tortilla wraps that can be made right in your own kitchen. If you are sick of buying the pre made tortillas from the grocery store and want something a little bit more authentic and homemade, this homemade tortilla recipe will be absolutely perfect. It might just change your mind on buying them from the store altogether. With so many tortilla wrap recipes it can be difficult to choose which one will be the best to make. You are in the right place because this is one of the best homemade tortilla wrap recipes on the web. When it comes to easy flour recipes tortillas have to be one of the most east things you can make with flour. All you have to do is add a little bit of fat like coconut oil or lard and some water. You don't even need to wait for the dough to rise, just make it into disks and fry them up. Once they are done you can fill them with your favourite veggies or meat and chow down. The leftover tortillas can be stored in ziploc baggies so they maintain their moisture and freshness. You can also store any unused dough to be made into fresh tortillas at any time.

You can also learn how to make your own home made tortilla chips if you are feeling really keen to make everything you eat on your own. A tortilla chips recipe is as easy as taking your home made tortillas that you make from this very recipe, cutting them into triangles and baking them in the oven until they are nice an crispy. This homemade tortilla recipe is made with coconut oil instead of lard. For people who prefer not to eat animal products this is a great substitute which provides very similar results. Cooking with coconut oil is a very healthy alternative to cooking with butter, and if you are worried that all of your food will start tasting like coconuts, not to worry, because it won't. You may notice a slight coconut flavour at first but you get used to it over time.

Some people may wonder "Is coconut oil healthy to cook with?" and yes, it absolutely is. It is possibly one of the more healthy oils we can cook with because it has a high burning point, which means that it can get very hot before it becomes toxic. Coconut oil nutrition is also something to consider when you are choosing this great oil to cook with. The nutritional properties of coconut oil show that it is very high in saturated fat, but not the kind of saturated fat you might be thinking of that comes from butter or fatty meats. The saturated fat from coconut oil has Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) which are able to be used as a great source of energy by the body. Coconut oil also contains Lauric Acid which helps to ward off different types of fungi and bacteria in the body as well.

So you might now be wondering, "Where do I buy coconut oil?". Where to buy coconut oil depends on where you live, but in North America, usually you can find it at any grocery store. You will be so thrilled with the different ways you can use it too. Coconut oil is not only great to use in all recipes including baking recipes, dinner recipes, salad recipes and more. Coconut oil is also amazing to use as body lotion, hair oil and even for brushing your teeth if you can believe it. Hope you enjoy these great homemade tortilla wraps made with coconut oil.

Nutrition Facts for: Homemade Tortilla Recipe From The Prairie Homestead
Ingredients: Flour, sea salt, coconut oil, warm milk.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 184, Calories from Fat 68, Total Fat 7.6g 12%, Saturated Fat 6.2g 31%, Cholesterol 2mg 1%, Sodium 245mg 10%, Potassium 47mg 1%, Carbohydrates 25.0g 8%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 1.1g, Protein 4.0g, Vitamin A 0%,Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 3%,Iron 8%

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