Homemade Whole Wheat Tortilla with Corn in the Background
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Homemade Whole Wheat Tortilla

Easy homemade whole wheat tortilla recipe only takes 30 minutes to make from scratch! They freeze well and are much healthier and cheaper than store-bought.
Course bread
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword healthy tortillas, tortilla recipe, whole wheat tortilla
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 189kcal
Author Elena Szeliga

Ingredients

  • 240 grams or 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 120 ml or 1/2 cup lukewarm water

Instructions

  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine whole wheat flour, baking powder and sea salt. Add olive oil and lukewarm water, 1-2 tablespoons at a time, until the dough can be formed into an elastic ball.
  • Divide the dough into 10 balls (for tacos or into 5 balls for burritos, etc). Roll each ball on a flour-dusted surface into a circle.
  • Set a frying pan (or several pans) over medium-high heat and fry each tortilla for 40 seconds-1 minute each side, until puffy. Enjoy!

Notes

You can easily freeze these whole wheat tortillas for later. Just defrost them in your microwave before using.

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 5g | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1.8mg