Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  60
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  68 mg
  • Potassium  42 mg
  • Phosphorus  32 mg
  • Calcium  20 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use a spatula to pick up the tortilla so you don’t get burned.
  • Masa is corn flour made from ground hominy. It is used to make tortillas and tamales.
  • Prepare enchiladas, tacos and quesadillas, or eat 1 to 2 tortillas with a meal.

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Corn Tortillas

Forced to stay in Canada because of medical problems after 18 winters in Mexico , I'm so anxious to make these tortillas.

Dec. 19, 2014, 5:57 PM
Corn Tortillas
felicitas says:

I do not understand, you give recipes containing phosphorus like this, I know my husband can not eat corn tortillas so why you have these kind of food? Moderator comment: The recipe ingredients make a difference. Commercially prepared corn tortillas vary from 44 to 80 mg phosphorus each. In this recipe phosphorus is 32 mg--comparable to a slice of white bread. How many tortillas are eaten is an important consideration. These days most commercially prepared flour tortillas are made with baking power which boosts phosphorus and sodium, making corn tortillas a better choice. Homemade with a kidney-friendly recipe is always best!

Nov. 19, 2011, 3:00 PM

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