• 45minutes

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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 pound masa flour

  2. 4 teaspoons salt

  3. Cold water

  4. Edible flowers, petals only (try confetti, nasturtium, pansy, roses or Johnny jump-ups)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Mix together flour and salt in medium mixing bowl. Slowly add water, as needed, and knead gently until a smooth dry masa is formed.

  2. Remove small piece, roll into a ball (about half size of a golf ball). Continue to do so until all masa is used. Next, take a tortilla press and between 2 pieces of plastic, place a masa ball and press half way.

  3. Now open, remove plastic from show side of tortilla, lay edible flower petals on half-pressed tortilla, recover with plastic, and finish pressing. Remove tortilla and place it between 2 pieces of wax paper.

  4. Continue process until all masa is used. On a warm griddle remove 1 piece of wax paper and place raw tortilla on griddle. Cook on one side until golden brown, about 45 seconds, then turn over and cook for 1 more minute; serve.

  5. Yield: about 20 tortillas Per serving: 134 calories, 3g protein, 28g carbohydrates, 1g total fat, 4g dietary fiber Recipe Source: Chef John Sedlar, Abiquiu Restaurant, Santa Monica, California Reprinted with permission.


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