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Strawberry Tortillas — Blueberry Tortillas

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Chuls suggested we make something “Cool” for July 4th since there would be no fireworks, no festivities, not much of anything since Alex decided to swing by for a quick visit.  Thankfully we were spared the grunt and only had a full day of rain and slow Internet service so we are blessed and no one is complaining.  We are celebrating July 4th small this year, which is kinda cool- just us four hanging out and chomping on our “cool” colorful tortillas.  These tortillas are a twist on your ordinary tortilla recipe, simply replace the water with the juice of your choice.

We tried strawberry and blueberry juice to add the colors of our flag to our festive meal.  I made these in the morning and chuls had one slathered with dark chocolate almond butter and slices of green apple.  Pips went for a cheesy version which included sliced peaches.  Hubby loved both versions, but thought they would taste even better loaded with Texas brisket. I agree…Happy July 4th, have a wonderful weekend and may you spend time with the ones you love.  My family sends you love and well wishes.  Thank you for so many lovely comments for our well being in the wake of Alex, I am truly blessed to have great friends from every corner our our beautiful world.     Enjoy Sweetlife!  

 

Strawberry Tortillas

by Sweetlife

Vianney Rodriguez

make 12

3 cups of all purpose flour

2 tsp salt

2 tsp baking powder

3/4 cup shortening

3/4 cup warm strawberry juice

In a large bowl combine flour, salt and baking powder.  With hands cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly (similar to the texture of pie crust).  Warm  juice on low heat or in the microwave.  Add the juice to the flour mixture and begin kneading, until all dough comes together.  If the mixture is too moist add 1 tbsp of flour and continue to knead adding more flour if necessary.

Cover dough with a damp cloth and allow to rest for 15 minutes.

After dough has rested separate into 12 balls.  Lightly flour your surface and begin rolling out each ball into a round, 1/8 inch thick circle.  Heat skillet or cast iron comal and cook each tortillas 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

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Blueberry Tortillas

by Sweetlife

Vianney Rodriguez

makes 12

3 cups all purpose flour

2 tsp salt

2 tsp baking podwer

3/4 cup shortening

3/4 warm blueberry juice

please follow above directions.

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49 Responses to Strawberry Tortillas — Blueberry Tortillas

  1. [...] This recipe was originally published on July 3, 2010 at sweetlifebake.com [...]

  2. Wow! I’ve never thought of this, but my daughter would love it!

  3. [...] Strawberry Tortillas [...]

  4. Hi ^^,
    I made these last night, only subbing water for the juice and they were soo good!
    Am thinking of trying them with mango juice next (I’m a mango fiend).

    ~Kurious

    • @Kurious…Oh I am happy you enjoyed these, they are cool ..my girls could not get enough of them, please let me know if you try mango..the color would be fab!!

      sweetlife

  5. Tortillas are our catch all for “what’s for dinner.” These WILL be on our menu. Saving it now! Mmmm.

  6. I love how you incorporate colour into your meals. Sometimes after cooking, I realize there’s a lot of beige going on.
    I’m thinking blueberry tortillas with grilled pork and a chutney of some sort. :)

  7. This is really cool!

    Carmen

  8. Now I’ve never seen anything like this before- How creative! I love the whole idea, and while I had never considered making tortillas before due to the hassle, I think that these would be worth it.

  9. Oh my! I’m gone for a little while, and I miss so many amazing posts from you. Great recipes and beautiful pictures as usual.

  10. I’ve never heard of strawberry and blueberry tortillas before, but these sure look good!

  11. Wow! This is suck a smart idea! I like the blue one the best……=]

  12. I’ve never seen this before!! Awesome!

  13. You are so creative! The tortillas lookgreat and perfect for Fourth. Hope you had a great weekend :)

  14. I absolutely love this idea…So creative and sounds so yummy!

  15. This is so cool, never would have thought of blueberry or strawberry tortillas, love it!

  16. My goodness! Aren’t you adventurous! I wouldn’t even THINK of doing flavours inside of the crepes themselves… and they look really lovely!
    :)
    Valerie

  17. I’ve never seen such tortillas before. They look fantastic, I love the color that the fruit give to them! Very original and creative.
    Magda

  18. The sweetest, most fun idea ever! I love the creativity and the thought and the colors behind this!

  19. Never in my life have I seen anything so cool done with tortillas, those are absolute brilliance!
    Happy that you had a nice 4th of July, and that your family is safe =).

    ~Kurious Kitteh

  20. This is such a great, original recipe!

    Also your blog has received the Sunshine Award! Stop by my blog to pick it up :) Congrats!

  21. Bookmarked your recipe! Will need for a challenge.

  22. Tortillas and mantequilla are totally my guilty pleasure! I imagine that will continue now that you’ve exposed me to fruit flavored tortillas :)

  23. Blueberry and strawberry tortillas? Never heard of that before. I LOVE it!

    Glad you’re all safe and sound.

    Paz ;-)

  24. What a clever recipe! Those looks so amazing! I will try making these colorful tortillas soon :)

  25. Wow…very creative to make different colour and flavour tortillas. I love the colours.

  26. oh my, what a great idea! those look amazing!

  27. A beautiful idea that will spring innovative recipes.

  28. I’ve never thought to do this. What a wonderful idea! My kids would love these too! Sorry about your 4th festivities but I bet these made up for it just a little. :)

  29. So very creative and nicely done! They’re used like a crepe of sorts. :)

  30. Yummy red, white and blue tortillas and brisket sound like a perfect way to celebrate the holiday to me too.

  31. These looks cool. I think my favorite is the blueberry tortillas.

  32. What a great idea! I think you guys should try making cilantro flavored green tortillas. But that’s my cilantro obsessed self talking. : )

    Happy 4th to you and your family!

  33. Well…who says that Tortillas can’t be amusing…you certainly proved them wrong.
    Great creativity and an idea that can become quite versatile for other occasions too ;o)

    Have a great celebratory day and flavourful wishes,
    Claudia

  34. These are soooo cool!! I love the blueberry one. The color is amazing!

  35. Great idea!
    Love the patriotic colors for the 4th!
    Wishing you and your family a wonderful Independence Day!
    LL

  36. These tortillas are so creative and fabulous! I would want each one with sweets & savories tucked inside. So happy to hear you were spared from Alex…that must have been so scary. Have a great 4th! xo

  37. Deliziose queste tortillas, somigliano molto alle nostre piadine romagnole (italiane). Ti auguro una buona domenica! Kiss :-)

  38. so pretty, festive, and look so delicious! you and chuls always seem to have the best ideas ;)
    enjoy your fourth! i prefer the small celebrations, myself.

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  40. Genius! I want a blue one with peanut butter and honey! Hope you guys have a great Sunday, Bonnie & Chuls. I have a feeling it will be delicious (smile)…

  41. just brilliant – would agree with hubby, brisket sounds mighty tasty…happy 4th to everyone…

  42. You’re so creative! It’s real cool to see this July 4th inspired tortillas. Who can say no to them? Happy July 4th to you and your family!

  43. These are definitely ‘cool’!

    I’m a little embarrassed to say I’ve actually never made my own tortillas. A friend of mine teases me and says, “And you call yourself a Cook?!” I obviously need to get on the bandwagon!

  44. You always have such unique ideas! So creative.

    I think these are my favorite red white and blue recipe I’ve seen so far!

    Happy 4th!

  45. I LOVE the blueberry tortilla – you are seriously da bomb chica!!! Glad to know you were all safe and hope you have a quietly fabulous Independence Day :)

  46. Oh my gosh, I think you are the coolest person ever. This is the most creative red-white-blue I’ve seen.

  47. what a phenomenal idea! of course i’ve seen spinach- and tomato-flavored wraps, but never anything fruity! brilliant, and masterfully-executed as well!

  48. You can’t begin to understand how excited I was when I saw this post. I grew up in Houston, and I have a love affair with tortillas…I’ve seen a lot of cool recipes utilizing them, but I’ve NEVER seen anything as creative as this. I am going to give this a try ASAP. Thank you for setting off culinary fireworks!

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