Homemade Flour Tortillas


3/4 lb
 ( 2 3/4 cups)
 All-purpose Flour, plus a little extra for rolling the tortillas
5tablespoons Lard (vegetable shortening can be substituted)
teaspoon Sea Salt
3/4cup very warm tap Water


Mix flour, salt, and lard together in a mixing bowl with a paddle attachment or with your fingers.

Add water and mix to form a slightly sticky dough.

Divide dough into 12 equal portions and cover with a tea towel, allow to rest for 30 minutes.

Preheat skillet over medium high heat.

Dust counter with flour and roll out balls of dough with a small rolling pin, turn quarter turn after each roll to roll out a round tortilla.

Cook tortillas on skillet until brown bubbles form then flip and repeat.

Place cooked tortillas in a folded tea towel.