HOMEMADE Herbed Fettuccini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ingredients:
1 cup all purpose flour
2 eggs
2 tbsp snipped fresh parsley
1 tbsp vegetable oil (we used safflower oil, no veggie oil in the house)
1 tsp salt
1 garlic clove, pressed

**we doubled the recipe – so everything up top x2

what I did:
1. place flour in a large mixing bowl
2. whisk eggs, then mix in parsley, oil, salt and garlic
3. create a well in the flour mixture and pour in the egg mixture
4. mix well until dough ball forms
5. knead for a few minutes on a lightly floured surface, till dough firms up
6. let sit covered for 30 mins
7. divide your dough into 4 ~equal balls  
8. roll each ball to a dimension of 12×4 (or as close as you can get it)

9. cut (I found using a pizza cutter worked well for this) into ¼ inch strips and then separate

10. allow noodles to dry for 30 mins or more

11. place in boiling water for ~3 mins, or until desired firmness
12. toss with desired toppings and serve

We tossed our noodles with sautéed leeks, spinach and asparagus, then dusted with fresh parmesan.  We sautéed in mainly olive oil, with a hint of butter… it tasted great with a fresh butter lettuce salad.  It wasn’t too heavy or to light, it was perfect for our 67 degree evening. 

**Pampered Chef: Cooking for two & more – page 11

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    Dave said,

    Impressive! Since I’m learning to make cheese (I think mozzarella is up next), it occurred to me that making pasta would be nice skill to develop to make some really nice, from scratch, pasta dishes.

    • 2

      If making pasta becomes a habit of mine I might consider a pasta machine. I’ll still make the pasta generally all by hand… but to have the machine roll/cut it for me would be fantastic!! My next adventure, hopefully this summer, will be making my own mozzarella and ricotta cheeses… and maybe yogurt?? Should be fun, I am sure to burn myself! 😉


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