How To Refresh Stale Tortillas

Filed under: Money — Savvy Housekeeper at 8:18 am on Tuesday, June 28, 2011

[Courtesy What’s Cooking America]

This weekend, I tried a tip to refreshen stale tortillas and it worked so great I had to share.

If your tortillas have gone stale, either from age or your accidentally leaving the bag open in the bag (as in my case–whoops), simply take wet a paper towel and spread it in the center of the stack of tortillas, then microwave for 60 seconds. The moisture will redistribute through the tortillas and they will be fresh and ready to use.

I tried this with flour tortillas, but I hear it will work with corn tortillas too.


Comment by marcia

June 28, 2011 @ 10:27 am

I’ve done this with corn tortillas before, and it works!

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