Vegan Pasta

I know, you probably think " fresh pasta? Is it worth the effort?". We always have a stash of dried pasta in the cupboard, but every once in a while it is nice to get messy and have a bit of fun in the kitchen. The kids LOVE making fresh pasta, with minimal inexpensive ingredients and no fancy tools needed I definitely think it's worth the effort.


Fresh Vegan Pasta

Time approximately 1 1/2 hours

Servings 4


Ingredients

200g semolina

200g plain flour/pasta "oo" flour *you can use just plain flour for this recipe

150g water

1 tsp sea salt

2tbsn olive oil


tools

Pasta roller or rolling pin

pastry cutter or sharp knife

straw or wooden skewer


Method

Add all dry ingredients together in a bowl

slowly add water and olive oil

mix until a sticky dough forms

tip the dough out onto a floured surface and gently knead the dough until smooth

shape the dough and let sit out on counter for atleast 45 minutes

roll out the dough to about 2mm



shaping your pasta

- cut thin strips for fettuccine/ spaghetti

- cut thin strips, then wrap around a skewer to form a hollow coil for fusilli bucati

- cut small rectangles and pinch center to form bowtie pasta

- cut wide sheets for fresh lasagne or cannoli


To cook:

Add to a pan of boiling water, cook for about 3 minutes and top with your favourite veggies, or pasta sauce.

If not cooking straight away, dust with flour and store dough in the fridge for 2 days.

You can also shape the pasta, dust with flour let sit out for about 30 minutes then freeze them for up to 3 months.



The possibilities are endless, these are just a few we make at home without any fancy tools.

And I don't mind the time nor the effort especially when making it with the kids, and the memories we are making in the process. Go on play with your food!


Let us know how you get on with this recipe by tagging us on social media #cookieandbiscuitmakes or leave a comment below xx Danae



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About Me

Hi! I am Danae Dade, mama of Frankie & Bowie, wife of Ben and avocado lover. I am on a mission to get people to eat more vegetables! Vegan food is more than just bean salad and kale, (even though I love all of those things). I love comforting, wholesome meals with loads of different flavours and textures. Our vegan sweet treats are made with unrefined sugars and flours, and all natural ingredients. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy. I encourage people to play with their food, and explore how satisfying plantbased meals are!

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