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Delicious homemade fresh pasta.
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How To Make Fresh Pasta With A Stand Mixer

Save money and time by batch cooking. Fresh, homemade pasta made with a stand mixer is quick to make, easier than you think, delicious, and stores well in the freezer. Perfect for healthy, home made suppers!
Servings: 8 people
Prep Time1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time1 hr 22 mins

Ingredients

  • 300 g plain flour - preferably "00"
  • 150 g semolina
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Add all the pasta ingredients to the bowl of your stand mixer. Using the dough hook, bring the ingredients together on the lowest setting. Then knead for about five minutes one or two setting faster, depending on your machine.
  • Cover the bowl and leave the dough to rest for an hour.
  • Cut into four, and flatten with your hand or a rolling pin until it will fit in the pasta attachment of your stand mixer.
  • Pass through the pasta maker on the widest setting. Pass through again. Reduce the thickness setting of the machine, and pass through  twice again.
  • Repeat until you have reached the second thinnest setting (if making tagliatelle). If the pasta gets to be too long to handle, simply cut in half.
  • Roll and cut into strips with a knife, or slice using a roller tagliatelle cutter.
  • Cook in a large saucepan of salted boiling water for about 2 minutes. Add your preferred sauce and serve.

Notes

The finest milled "00" flour is best, but you can use any plain flour.
The semolina is a nice addition, but not absolutely necessary. If not using it, measure 450g of flour.
Fresh pasta can be frozen. Either roll, cut and freeze or freeze a lump of the dough.  
Rolled and cut pasta can bee cooked from frozen.  Just drop into a large pan of salted boiling water.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 3.1mg