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Homemade Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Homemade Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

"The addition of whole-wheat flour to these buttery noodles pumps up the nutrition and fiber of this special side dish." Paula Young - Tiffin, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + standing Cook: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plus 4 quarts water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flours and 2 teaspoons salt. Make a well in the center. Whisk the eggs, 1/2 cup water and oil; pour into well. Stir together, forming a dough. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Divide into fourths. Roll each portion into a 14-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Cut widthwise into 1/2-in. strips; cut strips into 6-in. lengths. Let noodles rest on a clean towel for at least 1 hour.
  • 3. In a Dutch oven, bring remaining water to a rapid boil. Add noodles; cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • 4. In the same pan, cook the butter over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Add the noodles, pepper and remaining salt; toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 162 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 341 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.