Pasta Recipe

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 Updated 20/03/2017

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This is a basic pasta recipe which can be used to make all manner of shapes and varieties of this Italian staple. It takes a bit of practice but with trial and error it's possible to make great homemade pasta.


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1lb plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cold water to mix
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)


  1. Mix the flour and salt together in a large bowl.
  2. Add the eggs.
  3. Add enough water to form a smooth dough.
  4. Knead the dough until elastic (10-15 minutes).
  5. Rest dough for about half an hour.
  6. Use in any recipe calling for pasta dough such as Chicken and Spinach Ravioli.

Prep Time: 55 minutes

Cook Time: NA

Yield: NA


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