Tortilla is a round and thin biscuit that is made from corn or wheat flour, but without yeast. This dish is very common in Mexican cuisine - in Mexico is one of the national dishes, as well as in Portugal, Spain, USA and Canada.
Want to cook juicy tortillas at home? Here are some recipes that will help:
A classic recipe for tortilla
Ingredients for the crust: 400 g corn flour, 2 tablespoons oil, 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon salt.
To prepare the filling will need: 200 g chopped roasted meat, 1 head chopped and fried onion, 200 grams of ripe beans, 150 grams of tomato sauce, 100 grams of cheese, spices to taste (traditionally used more spicy).
Method of preparation: Begin to knead the dough for the crust - add oil to the flour, salt and water. The dough should be obtained softly. From this, make balls the size of an egg. Set them aside for about 15-20 minutes, and then stack each roll.
The crust of the tortilla should be thick. Preheat stove and bake in a Teflon pan. Take the crusts off when they start to get bubbles. Line the filling - mix the beans, tomato sauce, finely chopped meat, onion and spices. In each tortilla place plenty of filling and serve.
Ingredients: 4 medium potatoes, 4-5 eggs, 1 medium onion, 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil and salt.
Method of preparation: First you need to peel the potatoes and cut them into pieces. In a pre-heated pan, put the potatoes with olive oil. Keep the heat set to medium temperature, this will allow the potatoes to absorb fat. If you like onions, cut into small pieces and add them to the potatoes. Continue frying until the onion is a slight brownish color. After about 10 minutes, drain the oil.
Beat eggs in a separate container and add a pinch of salt. Then add the potatoes (and onions) with eggs. Put the pan back on the stove (with the same average temperature) with a little olive oil and add the contents of the bowl - eggs, potatoes and onions. Cover the pan with a lid and let it stay on the fire for about 5-10 minutes. With the lid, turn the omelet and put it back in the pan on the other side.
Tortilla is ready when both sides are lightly brown. Take it off the stove, put it into the pan, wait a minute to cool down and eat with pleasure!