Medical Medium Blog

Potato Tortillas

Whether you like to use tortillas to make wraps, tacos, pizzas, quesadillas, sandwiches, nachos or any other favorite meal, a good tortilla recipe is the foundation. But a tortilla recipe without corn or wheat can be hard to find. In this recipe, the humble potato is the star along with cassava and chickpea flour. The result is tasty and flexible tortillas you can make again and again. 

Potatoes aren’t only versatile, they’re also high in potassium and rich in vitamin B6, as well as a fantastic source of amino acids, especially lysine in its bioactive form. Lysine is a powerful weapon against cancers, liver disease, inflammation, and the viruses such as Epstein-Barr and shingles that are behind rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, autoimmune disease, and more. Potatoes will be your allies if you’re looking to fight any chronic illness—to fend off liver disease, strengthen your kidneys, soothe your nerves and digestive tract, and reverse Crohn’s, colitis, IBS, or peptic ulcers. 

Potato Tortillas 

Ingredients:

2-3 medium-sized potatoes, peeled and diced (yields 1 cups mashed)

1 1/2 cup cassava flour, more if needed

1/2 cup chickpea flour

1 tsp sea salt

1 tbsp - 1/4 cup warm water, if needed

Optional add-ins:

1 tsp dried herbs (oregano, thyme, basil, rosemary)

Directions:

Place the potatoes in steamer. Cover with lid and steam for 15-20 minutes, until tender. Remove and cool completely.

Place the potatoes in a food processor and blend until smooth. The mixture will be quite sticky. Measure out 1 cup of potato mash and leave the rest for another recipe.

Add the cup of mash to a large bowl with the cassava flour, chickpea flour, sea salt and herbs. Using a potato masher, mash until you get a crumbly mixture. Set the potato masher aside and working with your hands, add water a tablespoon at a time while kneading. Depending on the moisture content of the flours and potato mash you may not need to add any water at all. 

Knead the dough until it is smooth and uniform, about 3-5 minutes. The dough must not be sticky at all - if it is, add more cassava flour. When ready, cut the dough into 4 even pieces.

Roll out each piece between two sheets of parchment paper to 1/8 inch thick. Keep the remaining pieces in plastic wrap so that they don’t dry out. Remove the top sheet and place the lid of a saucepan (7 inches in diameter) on top. Circle around the lid with a knife to create a tortilla shape. Remove the excess dough.

Place a non-stick pan on medium-high heat. Flip the tortilla onto the pan and carefully remove the parchment paper right away. If you leave it for too long the paper might stick to the dough. 

Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Repeat with rest of the dough. Best kept at room temperature in an air-tight container. 

Makes 4-5 medium-sized tortillas

For more on the healing properties of different foods, check out my #1 NY Times Bestselling book, Life-Changing Foods.

Learn more about how to heal from the New York Times bestselling book Cleanse To Heal.

This item posted: 12-Sep-2019

 

Anthony William, Inc. - Disclaimer for Medical Medium Blog

This blog, its content and any linked material are presented for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or prescribing. Nothing contained in or accessible from this blog should be considered to be medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or prescribing, or a promise of benefits, claim of cure, legal warranty, or guarantee of results to be achieved. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in this blog or in any linked material. Neither Anthony William nor Anthony William, Inc. is a medical doctor or other licensed healthcare practitioner or provider. Consult with a licensed healthcare professional before altering or discontinuing any current medications, treatment or care, or starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, or if you have or suspect you might have a health condition that requires medical attention. The United States Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated any statement, claim, or representation made in or accessible from this blog or any linked material. The content of this blog and any linked material does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Anthony William, Inc. or the principal author and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. This article may contain links to other resources on the Internet. These links are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that Anthony William, Inc. or the principal author recommends, endorses, supports, sponsors, or is in any way affiliated or associated with any person or entity associated with the linked material, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the linked material. If you would like to communicate with us, please visit our website at http://www.medicalmedium.com

Copyright© 2020 Anthony William, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

< Back to Medical Medium Blog

Thanks for printing this post. For more, visit www.medicalmedium.com

Medical Medium Blog

Subscribe to
Medical Medium
on YouTube:

Recent posts:

True Cause of PCOS - These fluid-filled cysts on the ovaries are often caused by one or more of the over 60 varieties of Epstein-Barr virus combined with a variety of toxins and poisons. The EBV frequently create..
Pineapple Upside Down Cake - This cake is aesthetically gorgeous and it tastes as good as it looks! It’s a fantastic cake to serve to at social gatherings when you want a healthy option that looks truly beautiful. ..
Shakshuka - Shakshuka is a Tunisian and Middle Eastern recipe of onions and tomatoes simmered with spices that usually contains poached or baked eggs. In this recipe, the eggs are replaced with baby pota..
Troublemakers That Make Us Sick: Chemical Neuroantagonists - The chemical neuroantagonists listed below are some of the heinous troublemakers that we come into contact with on an often daily basis in one way or another. You don’t have to be using..
Wild Blueberry Pancakes - Blueberry pancakes are a favorite for many, but using wild blueberries takes the nutrition in these pancakes to a new level. Do not confuse wild blueberries with their larger, cultivated cous..
Mustard Recipes - Each of these three recipes has a mustard flavor and consistency that is unique from the others. The Honey Mustard is sweeter, the Zucchini Mustard has a thinner consistency, and the Potato M..
Troublemakers That Make Us Sick: Bacteria & Other Microbes - Today we face a large variety of different bacteria and microbes which are troublemakers for our health. These include: • C. difficile • E. coli • Food-borne toxins..
Cranberry Orange Muffins - These wonderful muffins will bring festive flavors into your home anytime of year. With bursts of tart cranberries and sweet orange in every bite, these muffins are sure to satisfy. Cran..
Sugar Cookies - Classic sugar cookies made with only clean ingredients. No eggs, dairy, gluten, grains, refined sugar, or harmful oils. Grab a cup of your favorite herbal tea and enjoy a cookie with friends ..
Anzac Biscuits - Oats, coconut, and maple syrup come together in this recipe to produce a wonderfully flavorful cookie that tastes both indulgent and wholesome. These cookies which are traditionally called bi..
Fig Cookies - At first bite of these incredible fig cookies, you’ll be so happy you made them! They’re full of flavor and may just become one of your very favorite baked treats. Figs are a..
Pignoli Cookies - These delicious, nutty Pignoli cookies let their signature pine nut and almond flavor shine through. These cookies skip the egg whites and refined sugar normally found in Pignoli cookies but ..
Wild Blueberry Porridge - This recipe uses millet or gluten-free oatmeal with the addition of a secret weapon: wild blueberries. These little purple gems offer an explosion of delicious flavor, and their healing prope..
Banana "Oatmeal" with Blackberries - A bowl of regular gluten-free oatmeal without dairy milk can be a healthy choice. For an even healthier version, try this “oatmeal” recipe made from apples, banana, and spices! It..
Strawberry Pancakes - Indulge in this delicious stack of strawberry and vanilla pancakes topped with a sweet strawberry sauce. These pancakes taste so good that you won’t even notice they don’t include..
Ginger Snaps - Ginger, cinnamon, and molasses come together in this recipe to bring the delicious flavors that make Ginger Snap cookies such a beloved favorite for so many. These cookies leave out the harmf..
Wild Blueberry Buckle - Wild blueberries are the star ingredient of this incredibly tasty buckle cake. With a moist cake base, bursts of flavorful wild blueberries, and a sweet and buttery streusel topping that is m..
Apple Cider Donuts - These wonderful donuts will bring some comfort and inspiration into your kitchen anytime of year as they fill your home with the heavenly scent of the baking spices. These apple cider donuts ..
Cherry Pie - This Cherry Pie is full of flavor and so vibrant thanks to the deep red cherries that make this pie so special. Made without gluten, refined sugar, dairy, bad oils, or any other common unheal..
Dutch Apple Pie - Warm sweet apple slices layered inside a delicious crust and topped off with a lightly toasted crumble and optional coconut whipped cream. Talk about decadence. Better yet, it’s decaden..

Follow Medical Medium on Instagram:

Medical Medium Instagram



Copyright © 2020 Anthony William, Inc. - Medical Medium registered trademark is owned by Anthony William, Inc. - All Rights Reserved - Webdesign: Uplift Design
Home - Medical Medium Podcast - Media - Blog - Medical Medium Books
Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - Terms of Use