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Recycle Tortillas

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Recycle Tortillas

Have leftover tortillas?

Here's some other interesting ways to recycle tortillas:

  • Bake in the oven until crisp for low-fat chips.
  • To dry tortillas, place on wire racks, uncovered, until they are brittle and can be crumbled into soups or salads.
  • Make quick and easy quesadillas. Sprinkle reduced fat grated cheese over the surface of a tortilla, dot with your favorite salsa. Top with a second tortilla. Place on plate and microwave until cheese in center melts. Cut into 8 wedges. (A kitchen scissors or pizza cutter works great.)
  • Make breakfast enchiladas by filling soft tortillas with scrambled egg substitute, topping with salsa and baking until heated through.
  • Make a breakfast tostados by topping crisp tortillas with salsa and fried eggs. Dot with sour cream, if desired or even sprinkle some grated cheese over top, if desired.
  • For those who like the taste of hot and spicy, the addition of your favorite variety of hot peppers can be added to any of the above.

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