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Dried Nettle pasta dough

Nettle pasta @shesalwaysbarefoot

2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. sifted nettle powder
3 eggs
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1 (or more) Tbsp. water

1. Mix flour, nettle powder & salt on the counter.

2. Make a hollow center for your eggs & olive oil. Gently incorporate the liquid with the dry. In a circular motion around the well. Mix with a fork until it is too difficult to mix.

3. start to knead dough with hands into a ball. Knead for 5-10 minutes. Add tbsp of water if too dry. Looking for that chew gum feel in your dough.

4. In a ball, Wrap in plastic or leave in a bowl covered to rest for 2 hours.

5. Get your pasta machine out. Separate your dough into even balls. Working with one mini ball at a time roll through the machine, while keeping the other balls covered. Make your desired pasta shape.

Or you can roll out with a roller & cut with a knife your noodles. Regardless you’re looking for an 1/8th inch thickness.

6. Use right away, but cooking for a few minutes. Al dente is what you want. Or dry out on racks (until they snap easily) & store in a container. Label your container with the date.


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