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Homemade tortillas

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Vegan Diet

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  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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Homemade tortillas

Method

  • In a bowl add the flour, water, seed oil, salt, baking powder, and mix with a spoon.
  • Once the dough starts shaping, keep kneading with your hands until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and set the dough aside for 20 minutes to rest.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the dough into 4 pieces. Dust your kitchen counter with the maize flour, put one of the dough pieces on it, and roll it out with a rolling pin until you get a very thin sheet, 25-30 cm in diameter.
  • Remove the excess maize flour and transfer the dough sheet to the hot pan. Cook it for 30 seconds on each side, until cooked through and golden, and then remove it.
  • Follow the same process for the remaining dough.

To serve

  • Place a frying pan over low heat and put one of the tortillas in.
  • Spread ½ of the cheese, half of the tomato cut into cubes, basil, oregano, and cover with another tortilla. Cook them for a few seconds on each side, until the cheese melts.
  • Follow the same process for the remaining ingredients and serve with oregano, basil, and olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

284
Calories (kcal)
14 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

5.6
Total Fat (g)
8 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

0.7
Saturated Fat (g)
4 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

51.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

0.0
Sugars (g)
0 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

6.4
Protein (g)
13 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.7
Fibre (g)
7 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

2.8
Sodium (g)
47 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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