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Corn Tortillas

Corn tortillas are on the menu, and they are quick and easy to make and so versatile you’ll want to have them at the ready.

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 31 mins
Course Breakfast, lunch, Side Dish, snacks
Servings 16 tortillas


  • tortilla press (optional)


  • 2 cups masa (corn flour with hydrated lime)
  • 1 ½ cups water


  • Mix masa and water together and form into a large ball.
  • Divide large ball into 16 small balls.
  • Place ball between two sheets of parchment paper. Press with tortilla press or use a rolling pin to roll out. Each tortilla should be approximately 5+”.
  • Heat skillet to medium high (cast iron is ideal). Cook tortillas for 30 seconds and flip over. Cook another 30 seconds.
  • Remove from skillet, place on tray and cover with a dish towel to keep tortillas soft.


These can be filled with any of your favourite sweet or savoury foods. Get creative!
These can be refrigerated for five days or frozen for months. 
Keyword corn, dairy free, gluten free