The NPH Honduras farm produces approximately 27% of all the food eaten at the home.

NPH Honduras
Recipe: Baleadas

Bean-filled tortillas

Time: 45 mins Serves: 4


Tortillas (makes 8)

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil


  • 1 can refried beans
  • • Sour cream, warmed (to taste)
  • Feta cheese (to taste)
  • Optional toppings: avocado, hot sauce, shredded chicken or beef


  1. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. Stir in water and oil to form dough.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough for 5 minutes. Shape into a large disk. Cover with plastic wrap; let rest 20 minutes.
  3. Divide dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll each dough piece into 6-inch disks, then cover with plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining dough to make 8 tortillas. Let rest 10 minutes.
  4. Heat large skillet on medium-high heat. Add tortillas in batches, cooking 1 minute on each side until browned and lightly puffed.
  5. Once your tortillas are complete, spoon warm beans evenly over hot tortillas. Top with remaining ingredients and toppings. Fold in half and serve immediately.

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