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Jan 18, 2009 06:35 PM

Uncooked Flour Tortillas at Costco

I just picked up a package of uncooked flour tortillas at Costco and they are great!! So much better than pre-cooked ones you get at the grocery store, and so much easier than making them yourself...Also, ingredients are flour, water, salt and canola oil. I'm so happy to have found these and just wolfed down 4 of them when I got home...Anyone else tried these?

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  1. Oh, lordy, yes. We love them too. Just two of us so we freeze one pack but the other will last three weeks in the fridge. We've had them for every meal. Yummy with scrambled eggs in them for breakfast.

    1. I'd better look into them myself. Last week at a Costco in Los Angeles I saw an Asian guy with several cases of them on a cart. I should have asked him if he had a restaurant or what he was using them for.

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      1. re: monku

        I wonder if he was using them for Peking duck or mooshu pork? Hmm...That's giving me some ideas...

        1. re: soypower

          If you're going in that direction, check out their crepes.

          1. re: soypower

            Maybe he owns/works for a taqueria...

            1. re: soypower

              Come to think of it today was the annual Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena, CA (an annual parade that mocks the prim and proper New Years Day Rose Parade) and one of the customs was to throw tortillas at the participants and floats. However tortilla throwing was banned a few years ago, so who knows what the Asian guy was going to do with all those uncooked tortillas. But, I'm definitely going to get some.
              I've been to Chinese American restaurants where they try and pass off flour tortillas for mooshu pork pancakes, however they are made from basically flour and water.

              1. re: soypower

                Nothing tix me off more than ordering those two things in a place, and getting tortillas instead of the real deal.

                1. re: gordeaux

                  I know exactly how you feel. I don't want Mission Fajita/Burrito/Taco wraps anywhere near the restaurant where I'm having Peking Duck or Moo shu whatever. But I have to say, these uncooked ones are so good, I might be willing to sub them out...

            2. They are good, the only problem with my local Costco is that it's hit and miss as to whether they're in stock.
              Use em for all kinds of things -
              wrap leftover dak bulgogi (Korean marinated grilled chicken)
              Korean spicy pork wraps
              sliced ham, lettuce, tomato, cucumber spears
              fusion quesadillas
              chunk crab or lobster, avocado, shredded loose leaf lettuce, pickled daikon

              Sheesh, now I have go see if there are any in tomorrow.

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              1. re: hannaone

                We used them to make chili rellanos. Just wrap cheese filled, roasted peppers like an egg roll and fry. After frying top with shredded cheese and your choice of toppings; chili verde, enchilada sauce, sour cream, salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro, etc. Easy and everyone can choose their own toppings.

              2. Not exactly inexpensive are they? $5.95 for 36 tortillas.

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                1. re: monku

                  Well, I get 44 to a package but, nonetheless, 13-15 cents each doesn't seem like much to me. Does it to you?

                  1. re: c oliver

                    I looked at the package and it said 36 tortillas. When I think about how many I get in the package of fresh ready to eat kind at the Mexican markets in Los Angeles, then yes there seems to be some price disparity. But, I'll give them a try.

                  2. re: monku

                    I got the 44 pack for $7.25...More expensive than the pre-cooked ones, but a bargain since I usually never use the whole pack of pre-cooked ones. Half is in the freezer for later and I'm almost done with the current half...

                  3. Two questions:
                    What is the name on the package? Where in the store are they located?

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                    1. re: bostonhound

                      At the Costco I go to they're in the open refrigerated cases where they have the prepared foods and cheeses.

                      1. re: monku

                        Has anyone found them in the Boston area? I haven't been able to find good tortillas, and I want to hunt these down!!

                        1. re: jules127

                          Was at the Dedham Costo today and asked at the service desk. They looked on the computer and told me they do not carry any tortillas. Guess we can stop looking.

                      2. re: bostonhound

                        Made by Tortillaland- a San Diego company. Breads, meats and cheeses tend to be locally supplied to Costco. This probably is why there is a count disparity. 44 per package out here.

                        Located in the open refrigerators next to the guacamole and shredded cheese out here.

                        They have been being sold in San Diego Costco for more than 5 years.

                        1. re: Cathy

                          Thanks! I keep an eye out for them.

                          1. re: Cathy

                            I'm in Los Angeles.....36/package. They were in an end cap refrigerator all by themselves....near the guacamole and other dips.