Fresh pasta dough

Making your own pasta takes a little bit more work than simply opening a packet but the difference in quality makes it worth your while. Use this recipe to make simple pasta shapes like spaghetti or tagliatelle, or make your own filling for the best ravioli or tortelloni that you’ve ever eaten. 

Fresh pasta dough

Ingredients

  • 400g 00 flour
  • 75g semolina
  • 12 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Method

  1. Mix the flour and semolina in a bowl and tip onto a clean surface.
  2. Form a well in the flour and pour in the egg yolks and the olive oil.
  3. Beat the eggs with a fork slowly incorporating some flour from the sides. When the mixture becomes too thick, get rid of the fork and use your hands.
  4. Add a little bit of water if the mixture needs more moisture until a dough forms.
  5. Knead the dough for approx. 4 mins until the dough the smooth and elastic.
  6. Allow the dough to rest in the fridge for an hour before rolling out.
  7. Use this dough for any fresh pasta in any shapes or filled pasta like ravioli. 

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