Tortillas Corn Tortillas

posted by kmorris 01-18-100 11:40 PM

Corn Tortillas

2 cups yellow cornmeal (not the coarse type) or Masa Harina
2 Tbl. lard ( if you don't want lard, you won't get authentic flavor) CriscoŽ, substitutes
1 tsp. salt
1 cup boiling water

Stir all together until it forms a mass. Cover with towel for 5 minutes.

Scoop golf ball size mixture and form into a flat circle. Place between two pieces of plastic wrap. Roll to 1/8" thick.

If you have a very heavy skillet, or griddle, place on medium-hot setting of store, do not add oil. One by one, bake tortillas turning only once; takes about 30 seconds per side.

Remove to plate, place cloth between each one till you have used all the dough.

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