Corn Tortillas from Grits

Author: SallyK / Date: 2020-04-13 @ 03:40 pm / Print Me! /

Corn Tortillas from Grits

Makes 8 tortillas.


  • 1 c instant corn grits
  • 1 c all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 c vegetable oil
  • 2/3 c warm water


    1. In a large bowl, whisk together the grits, flour, baking powder and salt.
    2. Add oil and water. Blend with a fork until incorporated.
    3. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough 5 minutes. Place dough back in the bowl and cover. Refrigerate overnight, or at least one hour.
    4. Break dough into 8 equal portions. Roll each between your palms into a ball. Using a rolling pin on a floured surface, roll each dough ball into a thin 8-inch tortilla.
    5. Preheat a griddle or large skillet on medium setting. Bake each tortilla (without oil) for a few minutes, flipping over once or twice until there are brown spots on both sides. Remove to a platter.
    6. If not using immediately, cool completely and store in a tightly sealed container for up to 3 days. Reheat on a hot griddle or skillet for a minute or two before use.