Way better, IMO, than whole wheat tortillas!
May 03, 2009I find that no matter what I do the flour tortillas are too "doughy" for my taste. I've tried the Mission brand of low-carb whole wheat tortillas and I hated them. Also, I can't say that I like the ingredients list--they have a lot of ingredients in them that are "food lab" ingredients and being a Michael Pollan "eat real food" gal, I tend to shy away from these kinds of things. (But then, I don't do Splenda either).
Pre-op I had always preferred corn tortillas over flour (and I have my NUTs blessing to eat them, she actually thinks they are better than the flour ones--long story).
I've found a nice substitute for the whole wheat flour tortillas that I find are MUCH easier to make crisp than the flour tortillas
-- whole wheat lavosh (try an ethnic grocer, Whole Foods, Trader Joes)
-- a product called Mountain Bread (which is very similar to lavosh) look on their website for retailers in your area
I find that both of these come out very nicely as a base for pizzas for me as they are much crispier than the flour tortillas (and they are thinner too--so you can either eat less of them, or you get more "surface area" for the same calories). And I was thinking it could make a really nice crust for mini-quiches by putting them in muffin tins....
La La Land, CA
May 09, 2008