Homemade Wholemeal Pasta

Homemade Wholemeal Pasta


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Making your own pasta is easy if you don't mind a little kneading. Sometimes I throw all the ingredients into my mixer with the kneading hook.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Preparation:40min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Stir together the two flours and salt in a medium bowl or on a clean board. Make a hollow in the centre and pour in the olive oil. Break eggs into it one at a time while mixing quickly with a fork until the dough is wet enough to come together. Knead on a lightly floured surface until the dough is stiff and elastic. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes to relax.
  2. Roll out dough by hand with a rolling pin or use a pasta machine to achieve the desired thickness of pasta. Cut into desired width and shapes. Allow the pasta to air dry for at least 15 minutes to avoid having it clump together.


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a 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.

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