Black bean tortillas (gluten and dairy free) – beard + bonnet

Now that Halloween is over and before the Thanksgiving madness begins I thought that I would take a minute to share a recent discovery on our seemingly never ending quest to find a suitable replacement for flour tortillas. Rosemary and garlic bread recipe We have come up with a few really interesting tweaks on the corn tortilla and we enjoy making them together, but they are a labor of love and not nearly as fun when you are making them alone. Rosemary kalamata olive bread recipe *You can find links to our corn tortillas at the bottom of this post.


A few weeks ago I was perusing the nuts.com site and came across black bean flour. Artisan rosemary bread recipe I had read about people including this flour into their gluten-free chocolate baked goods, but I honestly wasn’t sure what else you could do with it. Rosemary focaccia bread recipe easy Since we are lovers of all things black bean I decided that I should give it a go and order a small bag. Olive and rosemary bread recipe A couple of days later my bag of flour arrived and I decided to test out a small batch of tortillas. Garlic rosemary bread recipe I love our corn tortillas for tacos and tostadas, but they just aren’t pliable enough to make a decent enchilada.

This batter is simple to prepare and the cooking method reminds me a lot of how I used to make crepes. Rosemary quick bread recipe The end result was a beautiful stack of purple hued tortillas that were elastic enough to withstand being stuffed and rolled. Rosemary bread recipe bread machine Todd said that the consistency of the tortilla reminded him of Injera bread that he had at an Ethiopian restaurant a few years ago and he LOVED it! *Injera bread takes days to make and this only takes a about a half an hour, BONUS! We have since been dipping these little tortillas into hummus, had yummy enchiladas, and I am considering trying to make a Southwestern style savory crepe with these little beauties.

Combine the dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix until combined. Whole wheat rosemary bread recipe Mix in the wet ingredients with a whisk until the batter is free of lumps. Rosemary ciabatta bread recipe *The batter will be really thin. Rosemary bread machine recipe Set aside to rest for 20-25 minutes.

Preheat an 8.5 inch skillet over medium high heat. Rosemary bread recipe uk *The skillet is warm enough when a few drops of water dance and sizzle around the pan. Macaroni grill rosemary bread recipe The same way you would check a pan for pancakes. Fresh rosemary bread machine recipe Ladle a 1/4 cup of the batter into the skillet at a time, swirling the pan so that the thin batter coats the entire pan and barely begins to go up the sides of the pan.

Allow the tortilla to cook between 30-45 seconds before flipping with an offset spatula to cook the other side. Rosemary sourdough bread recipe *This batter is so thin that it is easy to tell when it is cooked through and ready to flip. Garlic rosemary bread machine recipe You can literally see the consistency change from liquid to solid pretty quickly.

When the tortilla is cooked through place it on a sheet of waxed paper and continue the process with the remaining batter, placing a sheet of waxed paper in between each tortilla.

I couldn’t help but throw a picture of my precious little monsters in this post from Halloween! Eliza went as a day of the dead girl inspired by the paintings of Sylvia Ji and Kash was “Max” from Where the Wild Things Are, one of our favorite books. Rosemary olive oil bread machine recipe We had such an amazing evening!

If you are looking for a new twist on corn tortillas you should check out our other tortilla recipes:

We are happy to have shared this post at the Gluten-Free Friday’s link up party hosted by Vegetarian Mama, Eat.Live.Make, and Gluten Freed R.D.! Hop on over to find more great gf recipes.

Filed Under: Appetizers, Dairy Free, Dinner / Main Course, Gluten Free, Meatless Monday, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian Tagged With: Bean, black bean flour, cooking, dairy free, dairy-free, dinner, easy, family, food, food allergies, gluten-free, kids, Mexican, recipe, soy free, tacos, tortillas, vegetarian

I was going to say that this looks like injera and then you mentioned it! It really does. Jo’s rosemary bread recipe And I attempted my own injera once–it was a disaster. Rosemary parmesan bread recipe The whole kitchen smelled like a dirty sock for days, they stuck to the skillet, and they tasted like they smelled. Rosemary bread macaroni grill recipe I totally want to try making these–wonder if I can find that flour at Whole Foods?

Thanks Kiersten! Todd had talked about how good injera was a few times and was so excited when he saw these tortillas. Rosemary garlic bread machine recipe I have never tried it before, but the thought of it taking days makes me a little queasy. Rosemary olive bread machine recipe I hate it when I spend so much time on a recipe and it doesn’t work out. Rosemary bread maker recipe I had to order the black bean flour because I couldn’t find it at our Whole Foods, but hopefully yours will carry it.

Hi! Thank you so much for stopping by:) I get my black bean flour through nuts.com and I know that Bob’s Red Mill has bb flour as well. Crockpot rosemary olive oil bread recipe I have never seen it in the store, but you may be able t ask your local Whole Foods or grocer to carry it.

There is NO excuse, I have to try this!! It sounds So easy!!! ?? Thanks for kicking off the Gluten Free Fridays party this weekend! WOOT! We have some awesome recipes and they just keep coming!! So….Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned ALL your entries to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! ?? Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

These taste nothing like injera. Romano’s macaroni grill rosemary bread recipe Everyone in the house hated them. Olive oil and rosemary bread recipe They look nice but taste awful. Rosemary garlic focaccia bread recipe I think it was the cumin that made them taste so bad. Olive rosemary bread machine recipe If you are a big, and I mean big fan of Indian food, then maybe this would be for you, but if your not beware and 86 the cumin. Bread machine recipes rosemary bread This is not a sour pungent taste like injera, which I would eat everyday if I could find it. Crusty rosemary bread recipe They are also like a cross between a pancake and a tortilla. Homemade rosemary bread recipe Not doughy like tortilla’s and not fluffy as a pancake. Quiznos rosemary parmesan bread recipe Hope this help those who think about making these tortilla’s.

Lisa, I am sorry that you and your family didn’t like the black bean flour tortillas. Rosemary bread recipe for breadmaker In the post it clearly states that the texture, not the taste, is like Injera bread. Rosemary bread recipe for bread machine I use these for enchiladas a lot at our house and we really enjoy them. Rosemary bread recipe macaroni grill I find that the softness of the black bean flour tortillas lends really well to stuffing and rolling unlike corn or brown rice tortillas which often split or crack.

Hi Meg, thanks for this recipe! I took some dried black beans from the cupboard and ground them in my Breville coffee / spice grinder, and they turned to bean flour in under two minutes. Rosemary ciabatta bread recipes Hope that saves you some money and time! Peace.

Meg van der Kruik is the writer, mother, photographer, designer, cook and creative spirit behind Beard & Bonnet. Olive oil rosemary bread recipe After her infant son was diagnosed with a gluten allergy, she dedicated herself to learning to make meals the whole family would love. Rosemary herb bread recipe See More >

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *