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Low Carb Tortillas (gluten free and Keto)

These low carb tortillas are so easy to make and delicious. They're pliable for burritos, quesadillas, and other Mexican favorites.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade tortillas, keto tortillas, low carb tortillas
Servings: 10 tortillas
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Don't Mess With Mama

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Gather the ingredients together.
    bowls of ingredients
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, psyllium husk powder, baking powder, and salt.
    mixing dry ingredients
  • Stir in the egg whites and mix well.
    egg added to tortilla mix
  • Slowly add the boiling water as you stir, mixing well. Allow the dough to rest for 5 minutes so the water can be absorbed by the psyllium husk powder.
    adding water to tortilla mix
  • Divide the dough into eight equal portions. Shape into circles.
    Low-Carb Tortilla mix in bowl
  • Press each mound of dough, one at a time, between layers of parchment paper until flat. Each will be approximately 6 to 7 inches in diameter. Alternatively, use a tortilla press.
    Low-Carb Tortilla on table
  • In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add a small amount of oil. Add tortillas one at a time and fry for approximately 40 to 60 seconds on each side. Transfer tortillas to paper toweling and repeat until all tortillas are cooked.
    Low-Carb Tortillas on table

Notes

To make gluten-free tortilla chips, just make your tortillas, then cut them into triangles. Sprinkle oil or butter, and bake them on a baking sheet for around 5 minutes at 410°F.

Nutrition

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 370mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg