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How to Cook Tortillas in the Oven

by
author image Beth Rifkin
Based in San Francisco, Beth Rifkin has been writing health- and fitness-related articles since 2005. Her bylines include "Tennis Life," "Ms. Fitness," "Triathlon Magazine," "Inside Tennis," "American Fitness" and others. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University.
How to Cook Tortillas in the Oven
A woman is warming tortillas on the stove. Photo Credit Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images

Tortillas -- a Mexican food consumed by many Americans -- traditionally are used to make burritos, tacos, quesadillas and enchiladas. They can also be substituted for bread, turning a sandwich into a wrap, or paired with eggs instead of toast. Cooking tortillas takes only a few minutes and makes them soft and pliable rather than dry or stiff.

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

Place the tortillas on a baking sheet. Do not stack the tortillas; instead, lay each one flat on the baking sheet.

Step 3

Place the baking sheet into your preheated oven.

Step 4

Cook the tortillas for 30 seconds and then flip them over; cook the second side for 15 to 20 seconds. Use tongs to flip the tortillas, as they will be very hot.

Step 5

Remove the tortillas from the oven when they are finished cooking and use them immediately.

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