Yes, you can make Baleadas at home. But imagine how impressed your family will be when you tell them you made those tortillas from scratch.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 cups flour
1 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 cup water
3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 can (16 oz.) low-fat refried black beans, warmed
1 ripe avocado, sliced into 16 pieces
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 pkg. (4 oz.) ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese
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Let's Make It
Mix flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Stir in water and oil to form dough.
Knead dough 5 min. on lightly floured surface. Shape into disk. Cover with plastic wrap; let rest 20 min.
Divide dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll each dough piece into 6-inch disk; cover with plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining dough to make 8 tortillas.
Heat large skillet on medium-high heat. Add tortillas in batches; cook 1 min. on each side until browned and lightly puffed.
Spoon warm beans evenly over hot tortillas; top with remaining ingredients. Fold in half. Serve immediately.
Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Prepare using regular refried beans.
Baleadas are one of Honduras's popular foods. Baleadas are wheat flour tortillas, often quite thick, folded in half and filled with mashed fried beans. They originate in El Progreso. They are eaten for breakfast, lunch, snack or light dinner.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 8 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.