- Place a sheet of non-stick plastic on the bottom of a tortilla press.
- Gently peel the tortilla off of the plastic and, using your fingertips, place it on the hot griddle or comal.
- Repeat the pressing and cooking process with the remaining masa balls until all tortillas are done.
The following equipment is also recommended:
- Non-stick skillet, comal or griddle: You will need some sort of non-stick pan to cook the tortillas, so that they do not stick while cooking.
- Tortilla press (optional): I’m always hesitant here to recommend single-use kitchen gadgets.
- Tortilla warmer (optional): Also optional but quite handy for keeping your tortillas soft and warm.
Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo and Tortillas
- Or bake them into chilaquiles. Chilaquiles are the perfect way to use up tortillas.
- Combine them with fried rice.
- Throw them on top of soup.
- Make a really good-for-you burrito.
- Eat them for breakfast.
- Host a tostada party.
- And use the leftovers to fry chicken.
- Fold and fry them into quesadillas.
How to Substitute Cornstarch and Flour for Each Other
- Thickening Sauces With Cornstarch vs. Flour. All starches, including cornstarch and flour, have thickening properties.
- Frying With Cornstarch vs. Flour.
- Baking With Cornstarch vs. Flour.
- Other Cornstarch Substitutes. Flour is the most common substitute for cornstarch.