Jade’s Tortillas

This is a recipe one of my childhood friends, Jade, gave me and it is my favorite recipe for tortillas! It’s a family recipe, it is not very involved like many tortilla recipes, and it is delicious, so I hope everyone enjoys these tortillas as much as I have!

Homemade Tortillas

Jade's Tortillas

Homemade tortillas=amazing!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Bread, Mexican, Tortillas
Servings: 13 Tortillas


  • 3 cups flour
  • 4 tbsp lard
  • 1.5 cups boiling water
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Mix ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Lightly flour a surface and place tortilla mixture on it.
  • Knead until fully combined.
  • Make ~13 small balls. If needed reflour surface.
  • Roll out each ball until almost see through.
  • Heat a pan over medium high heat.
  • Place flattened tortilla on pan one at a time.
  • Flip when bubbles start to form on the tortilla. ~30 seconds to a minute each side. I like it when brown spots start to form.
  • ENJOY!!

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