https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/27505/simple-pasta

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A delicious, simple dish that's perfect for beginners and experienced cooks. 

Ingredients

  • 500g pasta flour

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 egg yolks

  • Splash of extra virgin olive oil

  • Pinch of salt

  • Salad

  • 20 baby capers, chopped

  • Sprigs of tarragon, mint and flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped

  • Lemon juice

  • Ricotta

Method

  • 1.

    Combine all pasta ingredients Smeg Stand Mixer and mix with the rough hook attached for 2 minutes, or until smooth

  • 2.

    Continue to knead dough to activate the gluten until silk smooth

  • 3.

    Wrap dough in a tea towel and refrigerate for 40 min to an hour

  • 4.

    Remove from fridge and put dough through pasta sheet rollers from setting 0, working down to 6

  • 5.

    Fold over repeats until dough is smooth

  • 6.

    Cut rolled sheets to length and then put through tagliatelle roller on mixer

  • 7.

    Cook for 1 min in boiling salted water

  • 8.

    Drain, add salad ingredients, add extra virgin olive oil and season to taste

Notes

Colin has used his Smeg Stand Mixer with the pasta attachment to create this recipe.

Exclusive recipe by Colin Fassnidge.

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