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30Total Time
10Prep Time
20Bake Time


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About our tortilla recipe

Forget shop-bought, try making your own tortillas! They're quick and easy to make and are a healthier alternative to bread.

We suggest adding a teaspoon of herbs or finely chopped chilli pepper for extra heat and enjoy as a lunchtime wrap or a simple evening meal.

Tips for making the best tortillas:

1. What is the secret to making tortillas?

Strong flour is a must, we use Allinson's strong white bread flour.

2. What makes tortillas chewy?

Using the right flour makes tortillas light and chewy.

30Total Time
10Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Watch our video of Eric Lanlard transforming a tortilla into a breakfast burrito.

  2. Step 2:

    Place the flour, water and salt in a bowl, mix it to a smooth, soft dough and knead for 5 minutes. You may need a little more flour to bring it together if it is very wet. Once you have a smooth ball, cover with some oiled clingfilm and leave to rest for 10 minutes.

  3. Step 3:

    When you are ready to cook, heat an ungreased frying pan on a medium to high heat.

  4. Step 4:

    Divide the dough into 12 equal portions.

  5. Step 5:

    One at a time roll each portion of dough into a ball and using a floured surface and rolling pin, ease into a 20cm circle. Don't worry if your circle isn't perfect, irregular shapes are fine - but if you like you can cut around a saucer to correct it.

  6. Step 6:

    Fry the circle of dough straight away for about 40 seconds each side until evenly cooked. Then put aside on a rack and continue with the next one.

  7. Step 7:

    You can use the tortillas straight away, or let them cool and then wrap until you need them to keep them soft.


    • 250g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 225ml Warm water

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