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Homemade Pasta on cutting board and on the table

Easy Homemade Pasta

Making homemade pasta by hand is very simple because pasta dough is easy to work with.
Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 284kcal



  • Combine together flour and salt. Add whisked egg and olive oil to the flour, mix in flour with eggs by using a spoon or a mixer.
    An egg added into flour in a large mixing bowl
  • Continue kneading pasta by hand or a mixer until it turns out elastic and no longer sticky. 
    Pasta dough on a floured cutting board
  • Cut dough into three pieces, wrap it with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
    Dough on a floured cutting board separated into 3 pieces
  • On a floured surface, roll out the dough into a thin layer, you should be able to almost see through it. Let the dough hang or sit flat to dry. If you place it on the counter, turn it over every 5-10 minutes. The dough will be dry, but shouldn't be too dry to the point of breaking.
    Pasta dough rolls out super thin
  • Cut dough to your own preference, or leave it in large sheets for lasagna. My favorite size is fettuccine.
    Homemade Pasta on cutting board and on the table


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 629mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 3.5mg