Tortilla refers to Spanish omelet which is made traditionally with potato and onion. Tortilla is also a mexican term for a thin, flat unleavened bread made of masa for corn tortillas or harina (flour) for flour tortillas.

It is usually served in Spain as a tapa or light meal.

Tortilla is a type of thin, flatbread that is a staple in Mexican and Central American cuisine. It is typically made from corn or wheat flour, and can be eaten on its own or used as a base for many different types of dishes. Here are some examples of dishes that use tortillas:

  1. Tacos: Tacos are a popular Mexican dish made with a tortilla filled with various ingredients such as meat, beans, cheese, vegetables, and sauces.

  2. Quesadillas: Quesadillas are a type of Mexican sandwich made with a tortilla filled with cheese and other ingredients, then folded in half and grilled until the cheese is melted and gooey.

  3. Enchiladas: Enchiladas are a dish made with tortillas that are filled with meat or beans, rolled up, and then topped with a chili sauce and cheese before being baked in the oven.

  4. Burritos: Burritos are a large flour tortilla filled with rice, beans, meat, cheese, and other ingredients, then rolled up tightly into a cylinder shape.

Similar foods to tortillas include:

  1. Naan: Naan is a type of bread that is commonly eaten in Indian cuisine. It is made with flour, water, and yeast, and can be served plain or flavored with herbs and spices.

  2. Pita: Pita is a type of bread that is common in Middle Eastern cuisine. It is similar to tortillas in that it is a thin, flatbread, but it is typically made with wheat flour and has a pocket in the middle that can be filled with ingredients.

  3. Chapati: Chapati is a type of flatbread that is popular in Indian cuisine. It is made with whole wheat flour and water, and is typically eaten with curry or other spicy dishes.

  4. Roti: Roti is a type of flatbread that is commonly eaten in Southeast Asia, especially in India and Pakistan. It is made with wheat flour, water, and salt, and is typically served with curries and other dishes.


See also:
"Tortilla" is in the NAICS Code "3118"
(Bakeries and Tortilla ManufacturingBakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing)

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