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Homemade Pasta Dough - Spaghetti and Ravioli

Last Modified: 01/07/08
First Published: 01/05/08
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General Info
Servings: 4
Total Cost: $1.17
Cost Per Serving: $0.29
Total Calories: 1,910
Calories/Serving: 478
IngredientVolumeMassCostCalorie
Eggs, Chicken (4 large eggs) 1 1/2 Cup 203.80 Grams $0.68 318
Flour, White Unbleached All Purpose 3 1/2 Cups 14.88 Ounces $0.49 1,593

Creating homemade pasta is very easy and is a great way to have fresh pasta anytime. With this method you can create spaghetti or ravioli and try any filling or style. homemade pasta

Method

On a table or silpat place 3 1/2 cups of flour down and in the center form a bowl and place the 4 eggs inside. With a fork begin to work together the eggs and flour. When all the flour is integrated with the eggs begin to knead the dough for a few minutes, just long enough for everything to come together.

Wrap the dough in plastic wrap for about 30 minutes.

After the 30 minutes, split the dough, using a french rolling pin begin to roll out the dough.

pastaIf you want spaghetti roll the dough very thin, it will take a while without a machine, but the results with a rolling pin are very good. Once you have the dough thin enough you can use a long, thin knife to cut the dough into long strips.

You can then use the pasta immediately. Place in boiling water with about 2 tablespoons of salt and the spaghetti will be ready in 5 minutes.

For ravioli just roll out two sheets and create a simple filling (cheese, sausage, and herbs) and use a biscuit cutter to form the packet.

ravioli

Place in salted boiling water for 5 minutes.