BLUE CORN INSTANT MASA FLOUR
Blue Corn Instant Masa Flour is made with Blue corn (also known as Hopi maize) is a variety of flint maize grown in Mexico and the Southwestern United States. … Blue corn is a cornmeal that is ground from whole blue corn and has a sweet flavor. It is also a staple of New Mexican cuisine used commonly to make tortillas.
Masa de Maiz Azul – Gluten Free – 100% Grano de Maiz
1 kg – 2.2 lb
Is blue corn tortillas chip healthy?
Researchers from the home of the tortilla, Mexico, found blue corn tortillas contain 20% more protein than their white corn counterparts. They also have less starch and a lower glycemic index (GI), which may be good news for dieters and people with diabetes.
Is blue corn genetically modified?
Even if GMO’s are not a concern organic is still the way to go for this one. … Blue corn chips prepared with non-organic canola are likely to be GMO. Even if the canola is organic it may be contaminated. Safflower or sunflower are okay.
Is Blue Corn a hybrid?
Blue corn is open-pollinated, so its growth is not as easily regulated as that of commercial hybrid yellow or white corn. It is a flour corn, and it has about 30 percent more protein than the average hybrid corn. It is still widely used in the Southwest and Mexico where it is a staple food.
Recipe to make 16 Tortillas with Blue Corn Instant Masa
2 cups of Maseca
1 1/4 cup of water
Combine 2 cups of Maseca Blue Corn masa flour with 1 1/4 cups of water. Mix thoroughly for 2 minutes until you form a soft dough. If the dough feels dry, add teaspoons of water one by one.
Divide dough into 16 equals balls of approximately 1 oz each. Cover with a damp cloth to keep the dough soft and moist.
Line a Tortilla press with 2 sheets of thick plastic wrap. Place each ball between the two sheets of plastic and press until each tortilla measures 5″ in diameter.
Heat skillet or griddle over medium-high heat. Carefully peel off tortilla from plastic wrap. Cook each tortilla for 30 seconds on each side. Turning the tortilla 3 times. Cover blue corn tortillas with a cloth napkin to keep them soft and warm.
To make tostadas, le tortilla cool down before frying in oil.
Makes 16 Tortillas