Basil or Spinach Pasta Noodles
October 28, 2011
"This is a great pasta noodles recipe. Once you start making your own noodles, you will never go back to store-bought ones. I have written the instructions for hand rolling here, but, of course, if you have a pasta machine, use it. "
- Serving Size: 1 (127.6 g)
- Calories 319.1
- Total Fat - 11.3 g
- Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
- Cholesterol - 122.8 mg
- Sodium - 62.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 24.1 g
- Dietary Fiber - 10.7 g
- Sugars - 7.1 g
- Protein - 34.5 g
- Calcium - 220.4 mg
- Iron - 6.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
- Thiamin - 0.7 mg
Place basil or spinach in a food processor, cover and process until finely chopped. Add flour, process until blended.
Add eggs, water, and oil. Process 15 - 20 seconds or until dough forms a ball.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth, about 8 - 10 minutes.
Cover and let rest for 30 minutes. Divide into fourths.
On a floured surface, roll each portion of dough to 1/16 inch thickness.
Roll up jelly roll style and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Separate and unroll the slices carefully.
Hang to dry on a pasta rack, or let stand on a clean towel for one hour.
Cook noodles in boiling salted water for 4 - 5 minutes or until tender, drain and serve.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.