Homemade pasta is leagues above the kind you can find in the store. I want to give you my tips and tricks on how to make homemade pasta with and without a machine!
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Pasta Dough from Scratch

Homemade pasta is leagues above anything you'll find in the grocery store.  Making your own pasta results in super tender noodles and great shapes for your homemade pasta!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword how to make pasta from scratch
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 ounces
Calories 84 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semolina flour
  • 1 large Eggs
  • To taste salt

Instructions

  1. Make a well out of semolina flour and add egg. Add salt.
  2. Slowly mix flour and egg until combined forming a ball. Dough should be a little sticky.
  3. Knead dough by hand for 7 minutes. Let rest, wrapped in plastic wrap and in the refrigerator, for 30 minutes.
    Tackling pasta dough can seem a bit daunting but as long as you follow my tips, making homemade pasta will be breeze!
  4. Cut dough into workable sections and begin to roll through the pasta machine or pasta attachment; starting at the widest setting, folding to build layers until dough becomes a rectangle. Begin to stretch and roll dough in decreasingly narrower settings, making sure to not fold once you decrease the width of the rollers.
    Tackling pasta dough can seem a bit daunting but as long as you follow my tips, making homemade pasta will be breeze!
  5. If cutting into fettucini or spaghetti, cut pasta through the corresponding dies and set pasta on a sheet pan dusted with semolina flour.
  6. Use in your favorite pasta recipes.
    Tackling pasta dough can seem a bit daunting but as long as you follow my tips, making homemade pasta will be breeze!

Recipe Notes

*due to the variables involved in making pasta at home, these measurements are approximations.  If you find the dough to be too dry, add some water; if it's too wet, add flour.

Nutrition Facts
Pasta Dough from Scratch
Amount Per Serving (8 ounces)
Calories 84
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Potassium 47mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0.7%
Calcium 0.7%
Iron 5.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.