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How to make homemade tortillas with tips, tricks, and recipes. From nelliebellie.com
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basic, whole wheat flour tortillas


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablesppons lard or shortening
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup hot water


  • Stir together the flour and salt.
  • Add shortening and stir with a fork.
  • Slowly add water. Stir until dough forms.
  • Knead for 2 minutes. Let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Form the dough into 8 balls and let rest for another 15 minutes.
  • Press into thin rounds.
  • Heat on medium-high heat for 30 seconds per side.