Flour Tortilla Recipe

Flour Tortilla

Cuisine: Mexican


  • 4.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • water warm


  • In a bowl, mix 4 cups flours with 2 teaspoons salt. Cut in lard. Add 1 cup warm water and mix well. Turn dough on floured countertop. Knead until smooth.
  • Divide dough into 10 pieces. Roll dough out into 10-inch tortillas.
  • In ungreased skillet over medium-high heat, cook tortilla 1 minute. Turn, and cook for another 30 seconds. Place tortillas between sheets of foil and keep warm in the oven.