Basil Pasta Noodles

READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
Recipe by ellie3763

from Taste of Home, August/September 2008 time includes waiting for the pasta to dry

Top Review by kellisrobinson

Yum Yum! I used 2 C of cake flour and 1 C all purpose flour. I didn't use quite as much fresh basil. I used about 2T minced basil. I also put a little garlic/sea salt into the mix. Served with buttery garlic mushrooms and a mixture of Romano, Parmesan and Asiago cheeses. Delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place basil in a food processor, cover and process until finely chopped. Add flour, process until blended.
  2. Add eggs, water, and oil. Process 15 - 20 seconds or until dough forms a ball.
  3. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 - 10 minutes.
  4. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes. Divide into fourths.
  5. On a floured surface, roll each portion of dough to 1/16 inch thickness.
  6. Roll up jelly roll style and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Separate and unroll the slices carefully.
  7. Hang to dry on a pasta rack, or let stand on a clean towel for one hour.
  8. Cook noodles in boiling salted water for 4 - 5 minutes or until tender, drain and serve.

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