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Baked Tortilla chips constructed from tortillas and somewhat oil. Good for utilizing up leftover wraps!

I usually purchase a pack of tortillas for filling and including to lunch bins. Nonetheless, I don’t at all times get an opportunity to make use of all of them up earlier than they begin to go stale. Reducing and popping them within the oven, to make baked tortilla chips, is the proper resolution.

Child Holding Baked Tortilla Chip Dipped in Guacamole

I’ve made tortilla chips with a variety of various tortillas and, personally, I really feel corn tortillas produce the very best chip. If you’re purposely going out to buy tortillas to make these chips, then I’d advocate getting corn ones. It’s value it.

Nonetheless, I not often purchase corn tortillas as they’re much less in style right here. I due to this fact discover myself making these chips with what ever tortillas I’ve. Every selection produces a barely totally different outcome however each my boys appear proud of all of them. They’re simply hooked on that crunchy texture that youngsters appear to like.

Process Steps - How to Make Baked Tortilla Chips

Pictured above are the method steps. Begin by evenly oiling your first tortilla after which stack your second on prime, evenly oil it and repeat with the remaining tortillas. Minimize your stack in half after which lower every half in half once more after which as soon as once more. It will present eight stacks. Pop the chips on a baking tray and bake till golden and crisp.

In fact, you don’t have to stay to triangle chips. Cookie cutters are a good way to make enjoyable shapes that youngsters love. As we’re quick approaching Christmas, this week I made a decision to make some Christmas chips.

Tortilla Wrap Cut into Christmas Shapes

My prime ideas when making baked tortilla chips…. 

Don’t crowd your baking tray. I strive to not allow them to over lap. Slightly overlapping is okay but when they’re too crowded they received’t crisp up.

Baking instances will range relying on ovens and the the tortillas. I like to recommend staying near the oven and maintaining a tally of them. Now isn’t the time to shortly hang around a load of washing (sure I’m speaking from expertise!) The baking time might be round 8-12 minutes.

Enable the chips to chill within the baking tray earlier than serving. This permits the chips to grow to be extra crispy.

Bowl of Tortilla Chips with Guacamole and Fruit Salsa Dip

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Bowl of Tortilla Chips with Guacamole and Fruit Salsa Dip

Baked Tortilla Chips

Baked tortilla chips are an ideal different to retailer purchased chips. Decrease in each oil and salt however nonetheless have that “crunch issue” that youngsters love. 

Servings 5 (Eight chips every)

Components

  • 5 Small Tortillas *SEE NOTE 1
  • half of tbsp Olive Oil / Vegetable Oil

Directions

  1. Pre warmth oven to 180c (350F) and line two baking trays with baking paper or brush with oil. 

  2. Brush your first tortilla evenly with oil, ensuring you cowl the entire tortilla. 

  3. Place one other tortilla on prime of the oiled tortilla and once more brush with oil. Repeat till all of the tortillas are oiled and stacked on prime of one another. 

  4. With a pointy knife, lower your tortilla stack in half. Minimize every half in half time and again to provide eight stacks of chips. *SEE NOTE 2

  5. Organize the tortillas on the 2 trays, attempting to not overlap an excessive amount of.

  6. Bake for approx 8-12 minutes, till the chips crisp and golden.

  7. Enable to chill, within the tray, earlier than serving. *SEE NOTE 3

Recipe Notes

  1. Personally I believe corn tortillas work the very best however I’ve had success with quite a few varieties. (Within the photos I used a wholemeal grain tortilla)
  2. Alternatively you should use cookie cutters to make enjoyable shapes for the youngsters. See above for Christmas instance.
  3. Leaving the chips to chill within the tray permits them to crisp up extra. Don’t skip this step!

Dietary data is an ESTIMATE solely and is calculated utilizing a web based diet calculator. Vitamin details will range relying on the kind and dimension of tortilla and likewise the kind of oil used. These details had been calculated utilizing wholemeal grain tortillas and olive oil. 

Vitamin Information

Baked Tortilla Chips

Quantity Per Serving (Eight chips)

Energy 168 Energy from Fats 50

% Day by day Worth*

Complete Fats 5.6g 9%

Sodium 256mg 11%

Complete Carbohydrates 23.9g 8%

Sugars 2.3g

* P.c Day by day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Lifetime of a Wholesome Little Foodie…….

Cuteness alert! Simply take a look at him placing the star on prime of the tree. That is the primary 12 months that Rory has actually obtained into the Christmas spirit and I’ve been having fun with listening to him singing Jingle Bells in his mattress at evening!  How outdated are your children and are they EXCITED?

Child Holding Christmas Shaped Tortilla Chips