The word “taco” means “in the middle” or “in the middle” because of the way it is presented, did you know? However, you can not only prepare your own homemade tacos with these whole wheat tortillas, but also burritos, quick pizzas or use them to spread on pastas, patés, hummus and much more.
Stay reading in Free Recipes until the end and you will discover that, in addition to being tasty and easy, these whole flour tortillas have great nutritional benefits. Discover how to make whole wheat tortillas and prepare healthier dishes.
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Ingredients to make whole wheat tortillas:
How to make whole wheat tortillas:
To start putting together these simple whole wheat tortillas that are also vegan, Mix all ingredients in a bowl or container.
Join the ingredients with the help of your hands and knead a few minutes until you get a malleable bun. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes to make it easier for you to roll out the dough.
Divide the bun into 7 or 8 smaller ones. The number of buns you make will determine the final size of the whole grain tortillas.
Roll out the buns to form the whole flour tortillas as fine as you see in the picture.
Cook the whole wheat tortillas In a non-stick frying pan or griddle without oil and over medium heat until it begins to gather. At that point, flip and cook for 1 minute or until golden brown as well.
As they are ready, arrange them on a covered plate so that they stay moist and pliable to fill without breaking. You can now use your whole flour tortillas to make tacos or burritos, as well as to accompany hummus, guacamole or whatever you want.
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Whole wheat tortillas: benefits and recommendations
Thanks to making them homemade, you will save money and improve the nutritional quality by reducing their calories and, above all, by improving the amount and type of fat they provide. Industrial tortillas provide 3 times more fat saturated than those in this whole wheat tortilla recipe. This is important, since the high consumption of this type of fats is related to cardiovascular diseases.
In many countries you can get a “light” version of the classic tortillas. In order to be called that way, it must be reduced by 25% in a nutrient. In this case, the reduction is 1 gram in total fat. Still, the total fats in whole wheat tortillas are lower, as well as their saturated fats.
Last but not least, you can make this recipe without salt, thus obtaining even healthier whole tortillas.
As we said, these tortillas can be used to prepare endless typical dishes of Mexican gastronomy, like these:
Since these are vegan whole wheat tortillas, if you prefer to omit the meat or fish fillings, you can prepare some delicious green entomatadas.
Go ahead and try this recipe, you will be surprised how quick and easy they are. If you do, don’t forget to share your photo.