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Fresh Homemade Pasta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angela Stringfellow

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups cake flour
1 cup all purpose flour + extra for dusting
4 large egg yolks
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3-1/2 cup water

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flours, egg yolks, and salt in a stand mixer or food processor.
Slowly combine. (Pulse if using a food processor).
With the machine running, slowly add in the olive oil.
Add in water until mixture forms a ball of dough.
You may need to add additional water if dough is dry.
Remove the dough from the bowl or food processor and place on a flat, floured surface.
Knead dough until smooth (maybe 2 minutes tops).
Place dough wrapped in plastic wrap in refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
If you have a pasta machine go ahead and use it to cut/shape pasta.
If not, roll dough out VERY thin (like 1/8 inch thick, noodles will grow as they cook). Cut into desired shapes using knife or pizza cutter.
Boil water and cook pasta to taste; it will float when cooked through.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
DIY cake flour: 1/4 cup cornstarch + 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour. The pasta tastes much better with cake flour.
You can buy a tool called an herb mincer on amazon for $5-12 that is basically an old fashioned noodle cutter. They get bad reviews as herb mincers, but they get great reviews as noodle cutters. That's what I use.

 

 

 

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