Easy Pasta Dough

Recipe by Samira SHF
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place flour on a flat surface.
  • Make a well in the centre of the flour.
  • Pour lightly beaten eggs one at a time into the well.
  • Mix the eggs with a fork until they are blended with the flour. (Do NOT add salt at this stage).
  • Using your hands kneed the mixture until it become smooth and consistant. Add water if too dry or flour if too wet.
  • The dough should not stick to your hands or the working surface.
  • Divide dough into three portions (Each portion will serve two people).
  • For best results refrigerate the dough for at least 1 hour prior to shaping.
  • If shaping by hand place dough between two sheets of baking paper and flatten with rolling pin to about 3mm.
  • Remove top sheet of baking paper and sprinkle the flattened dough with flour.
  • Roll the flattened dough as if making a swiss roll.
  • Cut the rolled dough into 5mm slices. (or desired width).
  • Immediately unravel the spirals.
  • Use plenty of flour during the shaping process to avoid sticking and splitting of pasta shapes.
  • If using a pasta machine follow the directions of the machine to form dough into desired shapes.
  • Bring large saucepan of water to the boil.
  • Add two teaspoons of salt to water.
  • Add pasta to boiling salted water and boil for about 5 minutes. Testing occasionally to see if cooked.
  • Serve with favourite pasta sauce.
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