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Easiest Keto Tortillas

 

Are you looking for an easy, keto tortilla recipe? Well, your search is over! These keto flaxseed tortillas are so easy to make and so delicious! 

What’s even more amazing about this recipe is that it uses zero eggs and therefore these keto tortillas are also dairy-free and vegan-friendly. A plus for anyone doing a vegan keto diet. 

These tortillas are tender, soft, and flexible. Whether eaten alone or filled, these tortillas will allow you to enjoy a low-carb option that is not only delicious but full of nutrition and fiber. They are sure to become part of your Keto Taco Tuesdays. 

Try using these low-carb tortillas with our keto chicken fajitas, keto steak fajitas, or keto shrimp fajitas!

If you’re a fan of keto-friendly bread then we have several popular bread recipes you might also want to try like our keto almond flour bread which is entirely made of almond flour or keto coconut flour bread that uses solely coconut flour.

Be sure to also visit our keto fajitas recipes for more delicious options!

 

 

Keto Tortillas

easy keto tortillas made with flax meal pin

Easy keto tortillas made with flax meal

This recipe is seriously the easiest keto tortillas and it’s very fast to make as well! You can be enjoying homemade low-carb tortillas in under 20 minutes, start to finish! That’s a win if you ask me!

It’s certainly a recipe you will want to make often. These gluten-free tortillas use a combination of flax meal, psyllium husk, and xanthan gum to create their amazing flexibility.

Because they are so flexible they are great for making tacos and quesadillas. 

Another great thing about them is that because they’re packed with fiber they’re actually quite filling!

And since they are filling, I find them to be perfect to make on the smaller size (about 5 inches) and use them to make street-style tacos that are low in carbs! 

Use these low-carb tortillas is with leftoverKeto Mexican Picadillo, Keto Cauliflower Rice and Chicken, or most of our Keto Tex-Mex Recipes!

Why Make Your Own Keto Tortillas?

You might be wondering why you should make your own low-carb tortillas when there are a few brands that make them and can be found at most grocery stores now. 

The answer is quite simple when you make your own tortillas you know exactly what’s going into them.

Although these store-bought low-carb tortillas may taste just like traditional tortillas they tend to still be made with wheat flour.

Many also use other flours such as tapioca starch or rice flour which are still relatively high in carbs. 

They manage to get a smaller number of net carbs by solely bumping up the fiber, this isn’t always beneficial especially for someone who is trying to lose weight.

The reason is that you’re taking in a lot more carbs than you think and it can be why you may be unable to get into ketosis.

This is the case for many of the “keto bread” sold in a lot of stores. They can be helpful at the beginning of your journey or when a big craving hits but I don’t recommend having them often because of this.

It’s best to make your own and be sure of your macros, especially when they’re so quick and easy to make!

keto tortillas being made

keto flax meal tortillas being made

How To Make Keto Tortillas

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You’ll start by grinding your flax meal into a fine powder in a clean, dry coffee/spice grinder. Then you’ll combine all of your dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and add in the hot water and your choice of coconut or olive oil. 

After the dough comes together you’ll cover your bowl with a kitchen towel and allow it to rest for 10 minutes. Then it’s just a matter of dividing your dough evenly and shaping your tortillas. 

I find it easiest to roll the dough into balls and flatten and shape them with the palm of my hand. The dough will be slightly sticky, this is normal. To cook the tortillas you’ll need a non-stick pan on medium heat.

Cook each side of the tortilla for about 30 to 40 seconds until toasted and golden brown. 

Do you know what else is great about these keto tortillas? The fact that they are made of flax meal means they are also high in fiber. Winning! If you are a fan of adding more fiber to your keto diet, you should also check out our collection of keto high fiber recipes.

Keto flax meal tortillas made and ready to fill and enjoy

Keto flax meal tortillas made and ready to fill and enjoy

What You’ll Need

The following is a list of the tools and ingredients you’ll need to make these easy low carb tortillas.

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easy keto tortillas stacked on a white a blue cloth napkin

Easy Keto Tortillas

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

These keto flaxseed tortillas are tender, soft, and flexible. Whether eaten alone or filled, these tortillas will allow you to enjoy a low carb option that is not only delicious but full of nutrition and fiber.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a clean and dry coffee grinder, grind the flaxseed meal until it is a fine powder.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the golden flaxseed meal, coconut flour, psyllium powder, xanthan gum, and salt. 
  3. To the dry ingredients, add the hot water and olive oil. 
  4. Mix the dough well with a silicone spatula. 
  5. Allow the dough to rest covered for about 10 minutes. Form 8 equal balls and flatten each ball between parchment paper or a tortilla press to form 8, 5-inch tortillas.  
  6. On a non-stick skillet on medium heat, cook for about 30 seconds and then flip. Cook until each side is golden, about 1 minute. 
  7. Keep your tortillas warm by wrapping them in a kitchen towel.

Notes

To warm simply reheat on the skillet until just warm. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 weeks.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 80Total Fat: 6gSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 6.5gNet Carbohydrates: 4.5gFiber: 2gProtein: 3g

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