Homemade Basil Egg Pasta

    Homemade Basil Egg Pasta


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    About this recipe: This pasta is incredibly easy to make. It's green in colour and flavoured with fresh basil. Enjoy with the pasta sauce of your choice.

    Serves: 2 - 3

    • 30g chopped fresh basil
    • 200g plain flour
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons plain flour

    Prep:1hr20min  ›  Cook:3min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:3hr23min 

    1. Place basil into a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add 200g flour and pulse two or three times or until combined. Add egg, 1 teaspoon oil and the water until dough ball forms. If dough seems dry, add a bit more water. Wrap dough in an oiled piece of cling film and chill for 2 hours.
    2. Remove dough from refrigerator and cut into 6 equal size portions. Run pasta though pasta machine or roll with rolling pin to desired thickness. Use the additional flour to coat pasta while rolling.
    3. Allow pasta to dry for 1 hour prior to cooking.
    4. Cook in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. This should take only a 3 to 5 minutes, depending on the thickness of the pasta.

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