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Preparation, uses, and tips

Use whole-grain tortillas as a wrapper for beans and rice. Top corn tortillas with cooked beans, diced red peppers, chopped cilantro, and a sprinkle of cheese—bake until cheese is bubbly.

Buying and storing tips

Buy tortillas in the bakery section, bread aisle, or refrigerated- or frozen-food sections of most health food and grocery stores. Choose the whole-grain variety whenever possible. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator, and use within a week to ten days.


Tortillas are made from whole-wheat, white, or corn flour (masa), and come in various sizes. Some may contain flavors, like spinach or red pepper.

Nutrition Highlights

Tortilla (corn), 1 tortilla (medium)
Calories: 58
Protein: 1.5g
Carbohydrate: 12g
Total Fat: 0.65g
Fiber: 1.3g

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