19 Amazing Homemade Pasta Recipes You Should Try This Week
For the most part, you would think that a basic homemade pasta recipe is quite easy and simple. You may also think that there aren’t many variations you could try. But of course, there are loads of options! Every professional chef has his or her favorite homemade pasta recipe that any of us could and should try out for ourselves.
In this post, we share 19 of the most amazing homemade pasta recipes out there, and we encourage you to try them all out. Not sure about making your own pasta? If you have never tried it before, you should probably read our reviews on the best pasta makers on the market this year. Choosing a great pasta maker would be the perfect starting point. Next, you are probably going to need a fail-safe recipe to try out using your new pasta maker. Whether you are vegan or not, we have something in our roundup of the 19 best homemade pasta recipes for everyone.
If you are a fan of Jamie Oliver, you probably have this recipe stashed somewhere and have always wanted to give it a shot. There is no better time than the present to grab that pasta maker and try it out. Making the dough is the easy part of this recipe, but as with all homemade pasta recipes, the real trick is in rolling the pasta.
This 3-ingredient recipe takes about an hour and a half to prepare, but the effort is well worth it. As before, you will need to make the dough with flour, eggs, and a bit of salt, knead it, and roll it out. Once the dough has the right consistency, let it rest for a couple of minutes before carefully putting it through the pasta maker.
Probably one of the simplest recipes to follow, this one is a go-to if you are just starting out making your own pasta. The basic ingredients remain egg, flour, salt, and a little bit of water, should the dough be too dry. Kneading the dough takes up to 4 minutes, after which you can just roll it out and pop it through the pasta maker. Easy as pie.
Whether you want to freeze it for later or cook it up for dinner straight away, you will love the simplicity of this yummy fresh pasta recipe. The basic ingredients needed are eggs, flour, and salt. Whisk the eggs into the dry ingredients and mix it into a dough. Next, you need to knead it, let it rest a while, and lastly, divide and roll it before putting it through your pasta maker.
Other recipes will give you the option to use a bowl or go Italian style, this one just gives the latter. Prepare your dough surface and sift the dry ingredients onto it (salt and flour). Make a hole in the middle where you will add the eggs and start mixing it into a dough. The perfect pasta dough should not be sticky, but fluffy and dry.
For a complete guide on how to master the art of making homemade pasta, this is your best bet. You will even be treated with some handy information on the difference between using eggs and eggless homemade pasta. This one is a great bet for beginners, but if you don’t have a lot of time for details, this guide is not for you. Still, it’s worth the read and the effort to follow the intricate instructions.
This recipe varies a bit from most in the sense that it has 4 ingredients: eggs, flour, salt, and olive oil. You will also need a blender if you want to make this batch of delicious homemade pasta. It is, however, a very simple recipe to follow, and once you have the perfect consistency for the dough, you should be ready to start cooking your fettuccini in no time.
Another easy one to follow, you will also need some olive oil and kosher salt when making this recipe. The ingredients are easily mixed for about 10 minutes until the dough is the correct consistency (they describe it as elastic). Afterward, let it rest for about 30 minutes before rolling and cutting it into the desired shape.
This is an eggless pasta recipe that is just as simple to make as any other. Simply replace the egg with some water and a bit of olive oil and you are good to go. Mix it all up in a bowl until it has the right consistency. Then you have to knead it a bit. As with other homemade pasta dough, it needs to rest a couple of minutes before you can roll it out and put it through the pasta maker or roll it and cut it manually.
If you need to adapt to a healthier diet, an eggless homemade pasta recipe is a great alternative to others. This recipe from All Recipes is so simple to follow, you might even make it more often than you think. Simply mix all the ingredients, roll it into a ball and let it rest about 30 minutes. Then, dust some flour on your working surface and knead the dough before rolling it out and putting it through your pasta maker. Cooking time is a mere 3-5 minutes.
This amazingly simple recipe will take only 30 minutes of your time! No pasta maker required, and your friends will be impressed with your newfound skill. You only need 6 eggs and 3 cups of flour to make a batch big enough for 6 servings. Mix all the ingredients with your hands until you’ve got the desired consistency. Next, you knead the dough, roll it out as thinly as possible, and cut your noodle strips. Done!
If you are anxious to try out your pasta maker, you need to have this amazing recipe. You’ll need some time and patience, but if you have a mixer, you can speed up the process. No oil needed, only flour and two eggs (one whole egg and one with yolk only). Mix your ingredients, knead them a bit, and let the dough rest and cool for an hour. Next, divide it into two balls and start rolling it out, after which you will have to put it through the pasta maker a couple of times until it is paper thin and ready to cook.
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For this recipe, you need flour, eggs, salt, and water. Simply mix all the ingredients together in a mixer and knead the resulting dough for a bit. Then, the dough needs to rest for about a half an hour before you can start rolling it and putting it through your pasta maker. Remember, this is a tedious process and you need to put the dough through the machine a couple of times to ensure it reaches the correct thickness. Once you are done you can freeze or dry the pasta, or cook it and enjoy!
You can either use Italian style flour or pasta blend flour for this recipe, mixing it with 3 large eggs and a little bit of salt. If you have a mixer, you can make the dough in it and let it rest for about 20 minutes, or until it reaches the right consistency. Afterward, knead it a little bit and roll it out to prepare for putting it through the pasta machine.
This recipe yields just enough pasta for two people – perfect for a night in. You’ll only need flour, egg, and olive oil and can mix it by hand if you don’t have a mixer or blender. After mixing all the ingredients, you have to knead it for a bit before rolling it out and putting it through your newly bought pasta maker. Remember to roll it out as thin as possible and put it through the machine a couple of times to ensure the correct thickness.
Now we are wandering a bit from the regular pasta and noodle train here, but we bet you have always wanted to make your own fluffy gnocchi. All you need is some eggs, potatoes, a little bit of flour, and salt. Basically, you need to boil, peel, and crumble the potatoes and let them cool. Next, you add the eggs and flour and make the dough. We advise you to go to the recipe in the link above as this one is not for the faint of heart, and you are probably going to need some detailed information on making the best gnocchi you possibly can.
If you bought a KitchenAid, you are going to have so much fun with all the pasta attachments you can use to make your favorite dishes. You will even be able to make macaroni. This recipe calls for flour, eggs, water, and salt. Simply mix the ingredients and knead until the dough reaches the right consistency. Right after that, you can roll the dough out and start putting it through the attachment of choice. Remember to check your instruction manual if you haven’t used it before.
Wanting to experiment a bit and add some extra flavor to your pasta dishes? This one is for you. To make this delicious pasta, you need flour, egg, olive oil, and two tablespoons of beet juice. Want to make spinach pasta? Replace the beet juice with spinach juice. All you need to do is mix the ingredients together, knead, roll, and use your pasta maker to make the most amazing pasta you have ever tasted.
This one is also not for beginner pasta makers, but if you’ve had a shot at making the dough a couple of times, you’ve got to try this recipe! You can choose just about anything for your filling; whether you want to use ricotta or spinach is up to you. Firstly, you need to prepare the pasta dough, put it through the pasta maker, and make perfect circles. Spoon some filling in the middle, fold it over, and close it up. Done!
We hope that you have enjoyed reading these amazing homemade pasta recipes and that you are amped to start making your own pasta as soon as you can! Remember to not give up. It might not come out perfect the first time, but keep at it, and soon you will become a pasta pro!