Updated November 16, 2018 by Lydia Chipman

The 10 Best Comals

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We spent 17 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. The comal — also known as a budare — is a smooth, flat or concave griddle with origins dating back to the ancient Aztecs. Made of metal or earthenware, it's ideal for cooking flatbreads, searing meats, and toasting nuts or seeds. Use one of these versatile pans to prepare authentic Mexican tortillas, try your hand at making tostones, or throw together a batch of empanadas or quesadillas. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best comal on Amazon.

10. Columbian Home Mexican Origins

9. Victoria Cast Iron

8. Cuisinart Chef's Classic

7. GauchoGrillX Budare Curado

6. Lodge Round Griddle

5. MDS Cuisine Convex

4. Home-Complete Skillet

3. Ancient Cookware Mexican Clay

2. Concord Frying Bowl

1. Lodge Round Baking Pan

Editor's Notes

November 16, 2018:

Considered a variety of contemporary and traditional options suitable for preparing authentic ethnic cuisine, with flat, convex or concave surfaces, with offerings in several different sizes and materials.


Lydia Chipman
Last updated on November 16, 2018 by Lydia Chipman

An itinerant wordsmith with a broad constellation of interests, Lydia Chipman has turned iconoclasm into a livelihood of sorts. Bearing the scars and stripes of an uncommon diversity of experience -- with the notable exceptions of joining a religious order or becoming an artist -- she still can’t resist the temptation to learn something new. Lydia holds a master of arts in English from Georgia Southern University, and a bachelor of arts cum laude in integrative studies from Clayton College. Her expertise is in the areas of robotics, electronics, toys, and outdoors and computer equipment.


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