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spinach fettucine from scratch, no machine
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spinach fettucine from scratch, no machine
So, I promised I'd post pics of the next time I made this homemade spinach fettucine ... no pasta machine, made 'em rustic style ...

here's the recipe:


SPINACH FETTUCINE

Ingredients
• 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
• 2 eggs
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 2 cups white wheat flour



In a blender or food processor, combine spinach, eggs and salt; process until smooth.
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Pour into a large bowl. Stir in flour bit by bit with a wooden spoon. After the first cup, it will seem really dry and hard to incorporate, but keep at it.

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After it begins to come together, I abandon the spoon and begin to work with my hands.

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On a well- floured surface, (it picks up nearly 1/2 a cup) knead for a while until it begins to behave like dough.Smile

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Wrap in plastic wrap and let rest 30 minutes.

Divide dough in half. On a well floured surface, roll out dough as thinly as possible. Keep at it, put some muscle into it, you can get it amazingly thin.

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I started out cut the pasta strips with a pizza cutter :

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But decided after a while it was easier with scissors:
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Separate the slices and let rest on a clean towel for at least 1 hour. Who needs a drying rack?

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later ...

in the pan with some mushroom sauce ...

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yum!!
(This post was last modified: 02-02-2011 11:54 PM by Arden.)
02-01-2011 10:13 PM
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