Gluten Free Tortillas

Gluten Free Tortillas

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"My sons really miss flour tortillas since we have gone gluten-free. So I have tinkered with a bunch of wheat flour tortilla recipes to create one that fits our new diet. These aren't your traditional thin tortillas (basically because I press them by hand) but a nice thick and more chewy-style that reminds me of flat bread."

Ingredients 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 29 cals

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Original recipe yields 8 servings



Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 29 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 207 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Cut shortening into flour mixture until mixture resembles corn meal. Stir in hot water, 1 to 2 tablespoons at a time, until mixture forms into a ball. Knead dough until evenly combined.
  2. Cut dough into 8 pieces; roll each piece into a ball. Press each ball into a flat tortilla-shape.
  3. Heat a griddle or skillet over medium-high heat. Cook each tortilla in the hot griddle until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes per side.
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I added 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum to the dry ingredients, (which I add to anything calling for gluten-free flour) and they turned out fantastic. I was able to make them thin and they're flexible enough to roll into a burrito shape without cracking. A new staple recipe for my kitchen! Used Gluten-Free King Arthur Flour.


This is tough to judge! Gluten free will taste different, and even cook differently. I just haven't adjusted my taste buds, though! This really has a "dry" taste to it. I could not cook this the same way I made whole wheat flour tortillas because this breaks apart if rolled out thin. If left thick, these 4" cakes couldn't be called tortillas. Either way,they fell apart when cooking! With a desire for gluten free tortilla shells, possibly substituting another kind of flour for some of the gluten free flour might help!


These tortillas turned out very well. They taste so much better than the standard store-bought flour tortillas and much lower in sodium. I did cover the pan so they would cook through, they puff up but will flatten out when cooled.