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Basic Homemade Pasta

Published Sunday, 30 June, 2013 by Emma

Fresh hommade pasta



  • Serves : 3
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 140g plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons water



in a medium sized bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the flour, add the slightly beaten egg, and mix. Mixture should form a stiff dough. If needed, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons water.


on a lightly floured surface, knead dough for about 3 to 4 minutes. With a pasta machine or by hand roll dough out to desired thickness. Use machine or knife to cut into strips of desired width.

too cook fresh pasta

bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add the pasta, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Fresh pasta cooks very quickly. It will float to the surface when fully cooked. Drain, and use as desired.


  • Sasha 5 years ago

    Do all pasta need eggs?

  • RESHMA 6 years ago


  • Gotta?lov?food 6 years ago

    Thnx so much for this recipie i hav been searching for a simple and easy recipie and this is the one.

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