Our instructions to make Homemade Tagliatelle is easier than spelling the word “tagliatelle” itself.. tag-lia-telle? Really?
However hard to spell, easy to make! You will rock the kitchen with this homemade tagliatelle recipe. And very affordable, basically some flour and egg and you are good to go! Add some Pesto and you have a great home cooked meal!
Just remember to cook immediately after making the fresh homemade tagliatelle for about 3min. This way the fresh pasta will keep it’s great taste!
Mix, whisk and knead the dough. Although this may seem simple, you really need to make an effort here.
Start with a fork. Because the mixture might be too wet in the beginning it will really stick to your hands.
When the dough is too thick to whisk with a fork, continue with your hands. You might want to knead this on a larger surface such as your kitchen table.
The dough is ready when you have nice, smooth and even ball of dough
When the dough is not smooth:
Too wet: Add some flour
Too dry: Add some oil or a bit of egg
Take the smooth ball of dough and wrap it loosely in plastic so it can rest. You may also put it back in the bowl and put a cloth over the bowl. Both methods are okay!
Let the dough rest for about 30 minutes.
Split the dough in 4 even parts. This makes it easier to work with the dough.
Use the rolling pin or a pasta machine and roll the dough as thin as possible! If you use a rolling pin, add some flour on the surface so the dough won’t stick. Like really thin, it should almost be possible to look through it.
Now you should have a nice, thin and smooth sheet of fresh pasta dough!
Create any form, shape of pasta to cook! Read our other articles about how to make for example spaghetti or macaroni shaped pasta!
Take the pasta dough sheets and roll the sheets so you get many layers of fresh pasta dough
Take a knive slice the pasta dough roll in thin slices of about 0.2 inch or 0.5cm
Unroll carefully, you will have now fresh tagliatelle