Introduction: Shaped Tortilla

These are a great use or tortilla wraps. Much more interesting than simply rolling it up or baking it.

Step 1: Moulding

The key to this is making sure the tortillas are shaped the same shape. I therefore purchased tortilla mould shapers. You can actually use tinfoil to shape the tortillas into any shape you want, however, continuity for this particular dish is required.

Do remember that the tortilla will be going into the oven so please ensure you use non-combustible material as your mould, melted plastic and food do not mix.

 

Step 2: Baking the Tortilla

Once you have your desired shape, ensure you bake until crispy and golden brown. The reason for their equal shapes is because they sit on top of each other. The top level will contain that the Fajita mix, the second tortilla will support the shape and will provide convenient tortilla crisps to dip into the contents.



Step 3: Cooking the Content

Fill the tortilla with whatever you want. If you will be serving straight away, cook your contents at the last minute. Do not reheat the tortilla or it will lose integrity and will collapse.

I went for peppers, chorizo, paprika and salsa sauce... however, you can have what ever you fancy.


 

Step 4: Finished

There you have it, straightforward yet different to your usual Mexican dish. As previously advised, I purchased the moulds to keep uniformity, the use of tinfoil will allow you to make any shape you desire.

I use the second layer as a tortilla crisp (or chips depending on your nationality) to dip in to the mix, great if this is a starter or snack.

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AnnieMcD made it! (author)2014-03-22

Made a version of these following puckcontroller's instructable using flip side of a muffin tin. Definite hit. Love the idea of using them as a dipper too.

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Alecjon2002 made it! (author)Alecjon20022014-03-22

I like Puckcontroller's idea.. much better than my alternative tinfoil idea :)

I took these two a gathering.. had different food in each tortilla... went down really well :)

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Danger is my middle name made it! (author)2014-03-20

Wow, I never knew tortilla shapers were a thing that existed! These look great!

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Alecjon2002 made it! (author)Alecjon20022014-03-20

Yeah, I would assume that there are other shapes, but the advantage with the star shaped ones is that you can snap bits off and use it a tortilla chips/crisps for dipping into the contents :)

Obviously making your own mould with tinfoil is more unique, but i think for presentation, continuity is the way forward!

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