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Do-It-Yourself Doritos! (Baked Vegan Tortilla Chips)
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Do-It-Yourself Doritos! (Baked Vegan Tortilla Chips)

I used to love Doritos, and other tortilla chips, but as far as I can see they are not vegan (all of the flavours contain whey powder it seems, even the Original ones). So I was delighted to learn of a way to make your own – quick, easy and deliciously more-ish! The ones you make yourself also taste better than the bought ones, in any case.

All you need is a packet of flour tortilla pancakes (you can use either the wheat or the corn ones), some oil, some condiments, and a hot oven! They are great served with a variety of dips, or just on their own. This recipe uses fresh parsley for flavouring, but you could also use chilli, garlic, or any other seasoning you like.

(WARNING: They are so ridiculously crunchy and addictive, I wouldn’t advise making too many in one go!)

Ingredients (Makes around 16 chips)

4 flour tortillas (either wheat or corn ones)

2-3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp of chopped fresh parsley

Coarse sea salt or rocksalt

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

1) Preheat the oven to 350 ° F (180 ºC/Gas Mark 4). Line a baking tray with foil or parchment.

2) Cut the tortillas into triangles (cut in half, then quarters) and place on the baking sheet, so that they do not overlap.

3) Brush with the olive oil, sprinkle with the parsley and season with salt and pepper.

4) Bake until golden-brown, about 5 minutes. Let cool and serve with any dip of your choice (or eat warm, straight from the oven!)

 

Enjoy, let me know what you think! Your votes and comments are much appreciated.

 

Photo courtesy Flickr creative commons.

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  1. Virtually Homemade
    Virtually Homemade
    Sounds yummy! Vote #2. Check out my pumpkin face mask post!
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  2. SnakeWitch
    I've had a store-bought version of what you suggest here! They are delicious, and I like these better than Doritoes. Having the recipe will save me money! Voted! Have you had a chance to read my article about famous vegan and vegetarian artists?
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  3. Carolyn
    Carolyn
    Vote #4! Sounds delicious!
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  4. kristo
    kristo
    Voted! yummm, these would also be good with cilantro (coriander) I'm sure!
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  5. pftsusan
    pftsusan
    #6. I like that these are simple to make and they are cleaned of most pesticides.
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  6. BuddhasDelight
    BuddhasDelight
    oh yeah... i just love it when people make naughty things nice! great recipe. voted. :))
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  7. Roopam
    A good any time snack...voted!
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  8. Will Cheer
    Doritos also contain MSG and cheese.
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