Stack of Cassava Flour Tortillas on a white marble table with jar of cassava flour in the background

Cassava Flour Tortillas

These cassava flour tortillas are soft, slightly chewy, and perfectly foldable! They taste just like flour tortillas, but are safe for a gluten-free, Paleo diet.

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Stack of Cassava Flour Tortillas on a white marble table with jar of cassava flour in the background
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Cassava Flour Tortillas

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Servings: 8 tortillas
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Beth Hillson

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cassava flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder , optional
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or palm shortening
  • cup coconut milk (boxed, not canned)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine cassava flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, and garlic powder, if using.
  • Add the oil and knead into the dry ingredients for a minute. The mixture will be dry and crumbly.
  • Add the coconut milk and knead 2-3 minutes. At first the dough will be wet and sticky, but as the cassava flour absorbs the water it will become drier and more pliable. The texture should be similar to playdough. If it's too sticky, add a bit more cassava flour. If it's too dry, add a bit more liquid.
  • When the dough becomes pliable, roll it into a log, like a tube of cookie dough. Slice in half through the middle of the log and slice each half into 4 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball.
  • Place a ball of dough onto a sheet of nonstick aluminum foil. Cover with plastic wrap and roll into a circle about ⅛-inch thick.
  • Heat a cast iron or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Do not oil the pan. Remove the plastic wrap and turn the dough over onto the skillet, foil side up. Run a spatula over the foil to ensure all edges of the tortilla touch the hot surface. Cook 1-2 minutes or until the foil peels away easily. Flip and cook another 1-2 minutes or until brown spots appear. Transfer to a plate and repeat until all the dough has been cooked. Store any leftovers in the fridge or freezer.

Notes

Tip: To freeze the cassava flour tortillas, let them cool, then place parchment paper in between and place in a food storage container.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cassava Flour Tortillas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 147mg6%
Potassium 77mg2%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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