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Basic Pasta Dough

This recipe for basic pasta dough is courtesy of chef Mario Batali.

  • Yield: Makes 1 pound
Basic Pasta Dough

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, November Fall 2007

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 extra-large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Mound 3 1/2 cups flour in center of a large work surface, and make a well in the middle. Crack eggs into the well and add olive oil.

  2. Using a fork, beat eggs; slowly incorporate flour, beginning with inner rim of well. When flour is incorporated, gather dough together to form a rounded mass. Begin kneading dough with the palms of your hands. Once dough comes together, scrape up any dried bits of dough; discard.

  3. Lightly flour work surface; knead dough until smooth and elastic, about 6 minutes. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; let rest for 30 minutes at room temperature before using. Roll or shape as desired.

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