Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  125
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  16 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  60 mg
  • Potassium  22 mg
  • Phosphorus  23 mg
  • Calcium  3 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Cover tortillas with paper towel and store in airtight container or plastic bag in the refrigerator.
  • Homemade flour tortillas are much lower in sodium than most store-bought tortillas.

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Flour Tortillas
jguy4542 says:

could I use earth balance or unsalted butter instead of the shortening? Dietitian comment: You can try it--I'm unsure if it will have the same texture.

Jan. 23, 2018, 9:54 PM
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Matt1955 says:

Thank you for posting this, I can eat again! I am diabetic, have CHF and possible early stages of Kidney disease. I have to avoid sodium as much as possible. I don't want to use my allotment on store bought breads and torillas (which I love both). IF I have done my math correctly the salt alone in this recipe would be 56mg of sodium. Thanks again!

Dec. 25, 2017, 1:12 PM
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Jujubee58 says:

I made this using 3 cup of Bread flour, 1/2 cup of light Olive Oil, and 1 cup of warm water. I got 16 tortillas out of it. I loved them. I cooked ground, turkey, chili powder, cumin, some Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime and Extra Spicy seasonings. Topped my taco with chopped onion and cilantro, and a couple of shake of jalapeno sauce. Delicious!

Nov. 19, 2016, 1:15 AM
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Kathy78 says:

Can you freeze these ? how long will they last in the refrigerator?

Feb. 29, 2016, 9:53 AM
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mlbarr70 says:

I am so confused! My doctor took me off both flour and corn tortillas to help lower my high diabetes. Now you are saying it is okay to eat flour tortillas. The only difference I see in the recipe is that baking powder was omitted. So... do I or don't I eat flour tortillas? Dietitian comment: In general people with diabetes can eat either type of tortilla. It sounds like your individual plan includes avoiding tortillas. Please discuss with your doctor and dietitian.

Nov. 23, 2014, 5:44 AM
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larry21 says:

My husband needs these recipes to be heart healthy shortening is not what can I sub for shortening? Dietitian comment: I have not tried the recipe with oil but you could experiment and substitute vegetable or canola oil.

Sep. 05, 2014, 5:35 AM
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Cavy1990 says:

I made a 1/2 batch and used garlic powder instead of salt and they turned out delicious! Happy I can have flour tortillas again!!!

Sep. 01, 2014, 5:54 PM
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Cooked in a skillet using dry heat. Very good but a little floury. Might take a few tries to get it down right. Will definately make again!

Feb. 01, 2012, 10:22 AM
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Bowtiebabe says:

Simple and delicious, I only made half a batch though and it was a bit time consuming. Definitely worth it!

Oct. 26, 2011, 2:52 PM
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mari96 says:

Made these, but only made 1/2 of recipe. I used 1/8 tsp salt and "cooked" in a cast iron skillet. I did not add oil, but cooked using only the dry heat. They turned out really good. I will be making again on Saturday.

Sep. 23, 2010, 6:01 PM

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