Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  216
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  24 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  116 mg
  • Potassium  89 mg
  • Phosphorus  34 mg
  • Calcium  5 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Cream of tartar is the potassium acid salt of tartaric acid, which is a by-product of wine making. One teaspoon contains 495 mg potassium. When using cream of tartar with baking soda to replace phosphorus-containing baking powder, be aware the potassium content of food will be higher but phosphorus is much lower.
  • Since the potassium in a tortilla made with low phosphorus baking powder is higher than regular tortillas, be sure to limit portion and other potassium sources if you are on a low-potassium diet.

 

 

Sodium

Potassium

Phosphorus

Tortilla made with low cream of tartar-based leavening

116 mg

89 mg

34 mg

Tortilla made with regular phosphorus- based baking powder

106 mg

34 mg

110 mg


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Lower-Phosphorus Flour Tortillas
Joanne55 says:
3

why would you say shortening? olive oil would be better

Oct. 17, 2015, 6:57 PM
Lower-Phosphorus Flour Tortillas
larry21 says:
3

There is no need for baking powder or soda in flour tortillas. There original tortillas only have flour lard water.

Sep. 05, 2014, 5:44 AM
Lower-Phosphorus Flour Tortillas
Dree says:
4

I make flour tortillas without any baking powder at all and they are great.

Apr. 30, 2010, 12:42 PM

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