Baked Tortilla Bowls

I’ve been sucked in by an As Seen On T.V. product.  I don’t even know what it’s called, but it makes these wavy-edged, perfect tortilla bowls.  At home!  In your oven!  But wait, there’s more!

Now, while I’m definitely interested, I don’t want to have to actually buy it.  It feels like one of those things that will spend a lot of time taking up storage space for those few times I actually want to use it.  Instead, I came up with a DIY solution.

Heat the oven to 350 degrees.  Place a small oven-safe bowl face down on a baking sheet.  Lay the tortilla on top.  The bowl should be tall enough that the tortilla doesn’t touch the pan.  Carefully, so the tortilla doesn’t tear, place a larger oven-safe bowl on top.  Put the whole thing into the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

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Carefully remove the top bowl, leaving the tortilla draped over the bottom bowl.  Watch out for steam trapped between when you lift the bowl.

baked tortilla bowls 2

Bake another 5 minutes.  At this point, I called it good and took it out of the oven, mainly because I was starving.  However, since the bowl has it’s shape at this point, you could remove the second bowl and bake it another 5 minutes to crisp it up even more.

baked tortilla bowls 3

It might not have the pretty waves like the one on television, but it tasted just as good with my taco salad inside.  Win!

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