What To Do With Broken/Leftover Tortillas - Mama Grande Tortilla Factory

What To Do With Broken/Leftover Tortillas


  • Cut the tortillas into triangles. Brush with olive oil or butter, season with salt and optional spices such as paprika or cumin, and fry, airfry, or toast in the oven at 180°C for a few minutes until golden and crispy.

  • First of all, tortillas need to be dried: you can follow the same procedure of tortilla chips preparation. Once the texture is snappy enough, crush the tortillas into crumbs using a food processor or by rolling with a rolling pin and use them as a more appetizing bread crumb substitute. This hack works better with corn tortillas thanks to their rigid texture.

  • SOUP
  • Cut the tortillas into strips, squares or triangles and plop them directly into the soup. For some extra crunch, you can toast the tortillas before cutting them. On the other hand, if you want the tortillas to add some consistency while remaining soft, simply cut and add them while the soup simmers.

  • Cut the tortillas into extra-thin stripes or squares, put them into the pan to crisp and sprinkle on any dish you want to add an extra element to: salads, soup, rice, vegetables… We recommend adding the tortilla croutons at the very last moment. to avoid sogginess.

  • Tear or cut the tortillas into bite-sized pieces and add them to the skillet together with the vegetables, allowing them to absorb their flavors. Finish the preparation normally and enjoy your breakfast scramble with an extra twist.

    “What if my tortillas arrive broken?”

    If your tortillas turn out to be broken or missing at the time of delivery, Mama Grande’s refund policy ensures free replacements. To start a replacement order, you can contact us at support@mamagrandetortillafactory.com with clear images of the damaged package/items.

    This is part of our commitment to providing our customers with the best and smoothest experience possible, both before and after their purchase.

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