Yep, I made my own tortillas...

And boy were they good. We have always done taco nights at my house, everyone filling their own from the bowls of ingredients, and I used to use supermarket tortillas which are unappetizing out of the bag so I always fried them. Tonight, my son agreed that the freshly-made tortillas did not need to be fried or at least he was willing to give them a try. As Borat would say: Great success!

They were bendy, and could hold more filling than the fried ones. They were tasty, a little thicker than we're used to but really good, really worth making, and no more trouble than frying the supermarket ones-- maybe less.

I bought an 8" IMUSA cast-iron tortilla press from Amazon and, with the brown plastic tortilla-keeper, it came to just over $25, so free shipping. And I got the idea to try this from here of course!

Thanks, Serious Eats!

Serious Eats Newsletters

Keep up with our latest recipes, tips, techniques and where to eat!


Comments are closed

Talk is closed - check out our Facebook and Twitter accounts instead.