How to Make Raw Tortilla Chips

Overview

A raw food diet is a plant-based diet that promotes uncooked and unprocessed foods, such as organic fruits, sprouted grains, vegetables and nuts. Made from organic corn and wholesome seasonings, raw tortilla chips are one of the many delicious appetizers that can be enjoyed on a raw food diet. This tasty uncooked recipe is cost-effective, exceptionally nutritious and easy to prepare.

Step 1

Place flax meal in a large bowl. Blend all remaining ingredients except the chili powder and cayenne pepper in a high-speed blender until smooth.

Step 2

Add flax meal, chili powder and cayenne pepper to the blender and process for 20 seconds. Remove any lumps in the mixture by stirring. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.

Step 3

Spread the mixture on the dehydrator sheet with the spatula to no more than 1/8-inch thickness and place in the dehydrator.

Step 4

Set a timer for 30 minutes. Remove the spread after 30 minutes. Using a paring knife, cut and shape into chips in the size you desire.

Step 5

Sprinkle the chips with sea salt and continue dehydrating until they reach the desired crispness (12-24 hours).

Things You'll Need

  • 1-3/4 cups flax meal
  • Large bowl
  • Blender
  • 4 cups of frozen organic corn (thawed)
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 2-1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 3/4 small red onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1-1/2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 3 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • Spatula
  • Dehydrator
  • Paring knife
  • Timer

References

  • Tasty Raw Chip and Cracker Recipes
  • Spicey Corn Raw Tortillas
  • Raw Food Appetizers

Who Can Help

  • Raw Tortillas And Raw Mexi Chips/Flaxers
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About this Author

Pamela Gray has served as a newspaper reporter, feature and freelance writer on health-wellness, vegetarianism and raw foods topics. Gray has been a frequent contributor for eHow, Internet Brands and Associated Content. She is a certified vegan-raw food chef, nutrition consultant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative writing from New York University.

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