How to: Fresh Spinach Pasta
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 3½ cups all purpose flour
  • 6 ounces spinach
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Fill a small saucepan with water. Bring to a simmer. Add spinach. Cook for 30 seconds to one minute or until wilted. Transfer to ice water to shock. Squeeze all of the water out of the spinach.
  2. In a food processor, add flour, salt and spinach. Pulse until spinach is completely incorporated.
  3. With the mixer on, add eggs and egg yolks, one at a time until combined. Add oil. Pulse until dough starts to come together. (It will be shaggy)
  4. Form the dough into ten balls and cover with a kitchen towel.
  5. Working with one ball at a time, use a rolling pin to roll dough out to a small rectangle. Feed through your pasta maker, with it set at the widest setting.
  6. Fold the dough in thirds over itself and run through the machine on the widest setting again.
  7. Fold over into thirds one more time to make sure the edges are straight, feed through the machine at it's widest setting.
  8. Keep feeding the dough through the pasta machine lowering the settings one by one until you reach a two.
  9. Set pasta sheet aside and cover with a kitchen towel.
  10. Repeat with remaining balls.
  11. Cut into desired shape.
To cook the pasta:
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Salt water. Add pasta in, and cook until soft, about two minutes.
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