The ketogenic diet or keto refer to healthy foods rich in fat such as fish, meat, avocado, eggs, cheese, and fruits, while carbohydrates such as cereals, flours, legumes, the vegetables, and fruits are restricted.
When you do not have enough carbohydrate reserves, the body resorts to reserves of fat to generate a source of energy, which produces ketones that replace sugars and glucose as the fuel source for the metabolic process.
With this carb free foods the body undergoes a great change in a short time since foods that are sources of vitamins and minerals are eliminated. So if you find yourself looking for an effective and easy diet to lose weight, the Keto diet may be an option for you.
The Low carb Tortilla is a hot, smooth and healthy treat essential for people on weight loss course. These tortillas are low in carbohydrates and easy to make. To get the best, make them in the oven and fill them with whatever you want. Or use them as flatbread; the potentials are endless!
Below, we’d be looking at the Ketogenic Tortilla recipe
Handmade Keto Tortillas / Tacos Recipe
- Prep Time10 min
- Cook Time10 min
- Total Time20 min
What you need
- 2 eggs
- 2 egg whites
- 150 g (150 ml) cream cheese
- 1½ tablespoon (4 g) powdered psyllium husks
- 1 tablespoon (8 g) coconut flour
- ½ tablespoon Salt
How to do
Oven should be preheated to 200 ° C (400 ° F)
Beat the eggs and egg whites until they are fluffy and continue whisking with a hand mixer, preferably for several minutes. Add the cream cheese and continue whisking until the mixture is smooth
Mix the salt, the psyllium husk and the coconut flour in a small bowl. Add the flour mixture from spoon to spoon in the mixture and continue beating a little more. Let the dough rest for a few minutes or until it becomes as thick as the American pancake batter. The mark of the psyllium husk determines the speed with which the dough takes volume depends on; some tests may be needed.
Take out two baking trays and place the baking paper in each one. Using a spatula, spread the mixture finely (no more than 0.6 cm thick) in 4-6 circles or 2 rectangles.
Bake in the upper rack for approximately 5 minutes or more, until the tortilla takes a certain brown color around the edges. Carefully check the bottom so it does not burn.
Serve with a filling of your choice, for example, ground beef tex mex and Mexican sauce.
A last advice
If you have many egg whites, you can use only egg whites. For this recipe 5 egg whites would be suitable.
The low carb tortilla bread also works very well as a thin pizza background. Add the spaghetti sauce without sugar, the red tomato pesto or the tomato paste, sprinkle grated mozzarella cheese, a little oregano and add whatever you want, for example, salami and olives.
You’re sure to sustain your weight loss course with the taste of the low carb Tortillas.