Corn Tortillas


Masa harina Warm water Salt

Add warm water


In a large bowl, combine the masa harina, salt, and water. Add the warm water, little by little, and only use the water necessary to form a soft dough.

Mix well


Mix well until the water is absorbed and a ball of dough forms. Knead the dough for a few minutes, then place a kitchen towel on top of the corn dough and let the masa rest.

Form small balls


Once the dough has rested, form small balls. About the size of a golf ball.

The fun part about making corn tortillas is flattening the dough with the tortilla press. Here’s the tortilla press that I recommend from Amazon. (AFFILIATE)

Tortilla Press

Make the tortilla


Open the tortilla press, and add a large piece of plastic wrap. Place the ball into the center of the tortilla press. Cover the ball with the other half of the plastic wrap. Close the tortilla press and flatten it to shape the tortilla.

Cook the tortilla


Heat a pan or a griddle. Cook the tortilla and flip it on the other side. Remove from the pan.



Homemade Corn Tortillas are much better than the ones that you buy at the stores. Simple and delicious any day of the week.

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