How to flip a tortilla

Turning tortillas can be tricky, but this step-by-step method works. Just remember to use a non-stick pan and be confident and flip in one movement.

How to flip a tortilla
  1. Put the tortilla mixture into an oiled non-stick frying pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes over a medium heat until the edges begin to set. Loosen the edges away from the pan using a palette knife.flip-tortilla-step-1
  2. When the tortilla looks almost cooked (with just a little liquid on the top), put a large plate over the pan.flip-tortilla-step-2
  3. Flip the pan, holding the plate on it so the tortilla drops onto the plate. A little uncooked egg might leak out.flip-tortilla-step-3
  4. Grease the pan again with a little oil. Slide the tortilla back into the panflip-tortilla-step-4
  5. Cook for a further 1-2 minutes before inverting it to serve.flip-tortilla-step-5

This you’ve got it? Now try one of these tortilla recipes.

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