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Plain Pasta

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"Real old fashioned homemade pasta. The salt, baking powder and butter are optional. Also, try substituting 1/2 cup milk or 3 beaten eggs for the warm water."
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3 h 35 m servings 326
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Mix together flour, salt baking powder. Add warm water and butter; knead dough until stiff. Let rest a few minutes. Roll into a ball and quarter. Using 1/4 of the ball at a time roll out to 1/8 or 1/16 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes. Let dry for 1 to 3 hours on flat surface. Cook as you would pasta

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 326 calories; 3.8 60.9 10.6 8 334 Full nutrition

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Excellent pasta without egg.

As suggested, I subbed in 2 eggs and milk. Subbed oil for butter. Very easy to work with and rolled out perfectly without having to use any extra flour.

I rolled out the dough by hand and made ravioli with it. Very Good. My hubby loved it better than store bought.

This sounds GREAT!! Thank you very much!

Very easy, very good. Used recipe for lasagna noodles.

tasty and easy 2 make

Very good but we prefer pasta with egg in it. . Thank you for the recipe.

I had to add more water - probably another tablespoon or so, a few drops at a time - to get the dough kneadable. That could very well have been because the air in my house was so dry. I had to...