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Homemade Semolina Pasta

Ingredients

6-7 large eggs, room temperature
1 lb yellow semolina flour
1/2 lb hard wheat flour
This is the authentic preparation for Italian semolina pasta.

  • Place 2 eggs in a mixing bowl and beat lightly.
  • Add 1/3 of the semolina and beat until thoroughly mixed.
  • Add 1/3 cup of the flour and beat again until thoroughly mixed.
  • Add 2 more eggs, then 1/3 of the semolina and 1/3 of the flour, beating after each addition.
  • Repeat with remaining eggs, semolina and flour.
  • knead by hand method or with a pasta machine.
  • Divide dough into 6 sections. 
  • Roll each section as thin as possible using a rolling pin or pasta machine. (a pasta machine gives the best results)
  • Dust pasta with additional flour if pasta becomes too sticky.
  • Still working with one section at a time, cut into desired shapes using the pasta machine or sharp knife.
  • To cook bring water to a boil and cook until al-dente. Pasta should be firm and not soft.
  • Optional; You may make spinach pasta by adding 1/4 cup of spinach, drained and squeezed dry,when mixing in the egg. Additional flour may be needed if pasta becomes too sticky.
 

Servings

12

Prep

20 min

Cook

5 min

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Skill Level

Easy