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Basic Pasta

Basic Pasta

"An easy recipe and simple to double or triple, depending on amount needed. Hope you enjoy!"
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servings 176 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 412 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the flour, add the slightly beaten egg, and mix. Mixture should form a stiff dough. If needed, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons water.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough for about 3 to 4 minutes. With a pasta machine or by hand roll dough out to desired thinness. Use machine or knife to cut into strips of desired width.

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I just made this recipe for the first time. I am an experienced pasta maker, using various machines, rollers etc. This is by far the easiest to handle and has an excellent flavor. I used a kit...

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I started with this recipe with no changes. It was dry and course and wouldn't stick together. Then I added some oil and more water (about 5 Tbl) all together. It finally made a dough ball so I ...

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I just made this recipe for the first time. I am an experienced pasta maker, using various machines, rollers etc. This is by far the easiest to handle and has an excellent flavor. I used a kit...

I tried this today decreasing the salt to 1/4 tsp. and adding 1 tsp. of olive oil. Most doughs need to rest after being worked so that they will roll out easier and this dough definitely benefit...

I have been making homemade pasta for years. If I am going to be serving it the same day, I use cake flour. If I am going to dry it and store it, I add a ½ cup of semolina flour. I also add one ...

I've always heard that there's nothing like fresh pasta, I was VERY pleasantly surprised at how true this was:-)It was fun and felt great making fresh pasta. I felt like one of those professiona...

Wonderful!! I doubled the recipe and it was a great smooth dense dough..It was good rolling out and yummy to eat! I rolled it out and rolled it up like a jelly roll(with out flouer on it) a...

My first attempt at homemade pasta and it was so easy! I added about 1/2 Tbl olive oil as it seemed to dry without it. I used the kitchenaide dough attachment to mix it. Then let it sit for 45 m...

This was the first time making the pasta from scratch, and I was surprized at how simple it was. My husband wanted homemade noodles with the homemade chicken soup I made (submitted by Jill), an...

WOW - this was sooooo easy and sooooo good! I had always thought making pasta would be tricky without a pasta maker, but it was really quick and easy and it turned out delicious! I used some oli...

I tried making a batch of homemade noodles years ago and it was a total disaster! I have made 3 batches of these in the last two weeks. They have turned out perfect everytime! Great receipe!

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