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Title: Whole Wheat Tortillas
Categories: Bread Diabetic Mexican Vegetarian
Yield: 6 Servings

1 1/2cUnbleached All-Purpose Flour
1 1/2cWhole Wheat Flour
1/4tsBaking Powder
1cWarm Water (110 F)
2tsVegetable Oil

These tortillas are lower in saturated fat, with no cholesterol and higher in fiber than traditional tortillas prepared with lard and white flour.

Cornstarch, for dusting the tortillas

Stir together the first 6 ingredients.

On a floured board knead until smooth.

Divide dough into 12 equal balls. Dust lightly with cornstarch.

Roll into a circle as thin as possible on a lightly-floured board.

Drop onto a very hot ungreased griddle. Cook until brown spots appear on one side.

Turn and cook on second side.

Yield: 12 large tortillas

One Serving = 1 tortilla Calories: 133 Protein: 4 g Fat: 1 g Carbohydrate: 27 g Fiber: 1.8 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 51 mg Potassium: 69 mg

Exchange: 1-1/2 Starch/Bread

Source: "The U.C.S.D. Healthy Diet for Diabetes, a Comprehensive Nutritional Guide and Cookbook," by Susan Algert, M.S., R.D.; Barbara Grasse, R.D., C.D.E.; and Annie Durning, M.S., R.D.

Shared by: Norman R. Brown