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Homemade Tortillas

How to make homemade tortillas with just 3 ingredients. They're delicious, and you'll never-buy store bought tortillas again.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: flatbread, soft taco, taco, tortilla
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Jo
Cost: £1


  • Frying Pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Rolling Pin
  • Cling Film


  • 125 grams plain flour
  • 5 tbsp warm water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 0.25 tsp salt


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  • Mix until a dough is formed.
  • Tip dough on to a well-floured counter top.
  • Knead for 5 minutes until dough is smooth.
  • Wrap dough in cling film and chill in fridge for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Cut chilled dough in to 8 sections of equal size.
  • Keeping dough well floured, shape sections in to round pieces with your hands.
  • Roll out round pieces with a rolling pin until they're thin.
  • Cook each flattened tortilla in a hot, dry frying pan for 20 to 30 seconds on each side.