Corn Tortillas

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makes 8 tortillas roughly 5-6 inches in diameter


1 cup masa

2/3 cup water

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon lime juice (optional)


1. Mix masa and salt in a medium sized bowl.

2. Add water, and mix well using a wooden spoon.

3. Divide dough into 8 equal portions and roll into balls. Cover balls with a damp paper towel.

4. Cut two pieces of wax paper a little larger than 6 inches in diameter. Sandwich a ball of dough between the wax paper.

5. Use a tortilla press, heavy skillet, or rolling pin to flatten the dough. Repeat with the remaining dough balls, then recover in damp paper towel.

6. Set a cast iron skillet on medium-high heat. Place one dough ball on the skillet for about one minute, then flip once and cook for about one minute.

7. Remove from heat and cover in a clean paper towel.


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