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How to make homemade pasta

There is nothing better than homemade pasta!

8
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
All ingredients except water

All ingredients except water

Use dough hook attachment in the mixer

Use dough hook attachment in the mixer

Add flour, salt, eggs and oil to mixer and mix

Add flour, salt, eggs and oil to mixer and mix

Scrape sides of the bowl to incorporate all the flour

Scrape sides of the bowl to incorporate all the flour

Once dough forms pea sized clumps, add one tbs. of water at a time until dough forms a ball

Once dough forms pea sized clumps, add one tbs. of water at a time until dough forms a ball

First addition of water

First addition of water

This is what the dough looks like after the first tbs. of water

This is what the dough looks like after the first tbs. of water

Second addition of water

Second addition of water

Dough has formed a ball! Mix on low for 7 minutes

Dough has formed a ball! Mix on low for 7 minutes

This is what the dough looks like half way through the kneading time

This is what the dough looks like half way through the kneading time

After 7 minutes the dough is soft and a bit sticky

After 7 minutes the dough is soft and a bit sticky

Form the dough into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap

Form the dough into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap

Let the dough sit for 30 minutes

Let the dough sit for 30 minutes

After the dough sits it is ready to form pasta! Make sure you have extra flour for the rolling out of the dough

After the dough sits it is ready to form pasta! Make sure you have extra flour for the rolling out of the dough

Cut dough in half

Cut dough in half

And then in quarters

And then in quarters

While working with one section of the dough, put the others under a damp towel so they don't dry out

While working with one section of the dough, put the others under a damp towel so they don't dry out

Flatten out the dough to about half an inch in thickness

Flatten out the dough to about half an inch in thickness

Here is the flattened dough which will then be put through the pasta maker

Here is the flattened dough which will then be put through the pasta maker

Fold dough in half and put it through the widest setting 2 more times, folding in half before each pass. After 3 times through, set the roller to the next setting (setting 2)

Fold dough in half and put it through the widest setting 2 more times, folding in half before each pass. After 3 times through, set the roller to the next setting (setting 2)

This is the dough after being passed through setting 2 twice, this is what the dough will look like! Before each setting change, flour both sides of the dough so that it won't stick

This is the dough after being passed through setting 2 twice, this is what the dough will look like! Before each setting change, flour both sides of the dough so that it won't stick

This is after being passed through setting 3 twice

This is after being passed through setting 3 twice

After being passed through setting 4 twice, the dough was too long to handle so I cut it in half

After being passed through setting 4 twice, the dough was too long to handle so I cut it in half

This is the dough after setting 5.  It is now ready to cut!

This is the dough after setting 5. It is now ready to cut!

Here is the pasta! Repeat steps 19-26 with the rest of the dough

Here is the pasta! Repeat steps 19-26 with the rest of the dough

Here is the finished product! I chose to cut my pasta into 9 inch pieces. Let the pasta dry for an hour before cooking

Here is the finished product! I chose to cut my pasta into 9 inch pieces. Let the pasta dry for an hour before cooking

After pasta is dry, boil water

After pasta is dry, boil water

Add pasta into water and stir. Pasta will take 1-2 minutes to cook (when it floats it is done)

Add pasta into water and stir. Pasta will take 1-2 minutes to cook (when it floats it is done)

Drain and rinse pasta

Drain and rinse pasta

Add your favorite sauce and enjoy!

  • 3/4c Flour
  • 3.0 Egg
  • 1.0tsp Salt
  • 1.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/4c Water
  • Water for boiling
  • Flour for dusting the dough