3 Ways to Use the Extra Tortillas in the Bag

3 Ways to Use the Extra Tortillas in the Bag

As a mom, seeing wasted food at the end of every week is so irritating. As connoisseurs of tortillas, we know sometimes it’s hard to know what to do with those leftover tortillas in the bag after you’ve finished meals for the week. Don’t throw them out! Get crafty! We’ve come up with a few great tips for using every last tortilla to create something your family will love. These are some easy ways to save you a little money and introduce your family to some new, fun snacks they’ll be asking for again.

1. Baked Tortilla Chips

With a couple tortillas, you and your kids will have a ton of fun making their own chips as a snack. It’s the perfect weekend activity to do together as a family. Homemade tortilla chips are easily savable for your kids to take to school as snacks throughout the week or have with a variety of meals. Your kids will absolutely love eating something they made themselves. So, put them to work!  In the short clips below, we’ll show you how to bake the perfect chips from Azteca tortillas. There’s a variety of seasoning we recommend you try!

2. Crunchy Strips for Soups

Think a hearty bowl of chicken tortilla soup restaurant style with crunchy tortilla strips – at home! It’s so easy. Just grab those couple extra tortillas, brush them with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, and bake in a 350-degree oven for just seven minutes. This is the perfect topping using some leftovers for a great lunch or dinner recipe your family will love.

3. Mini Roll Ups for A Quick Snack

Look no further than your leftover tortillas for an awesome after school snack that won’t take more than a few minutes. Cut tortillas into one inch strips and roll them up with cheese and stick them with a toothpick for a cute finger food adults and kids will love.  



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