Homemade herb pasta

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon Fresh rosemary leaves
1 teaspoon Fresh sage
¼ cup Water
2 cups Flour
2 smalls Eggs
½ teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Heavy cream

Chop herbs very fine. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; add herbs then return to boil. Reduce mixture over heat to 2 T. Process the flour, eggs, salt, heavy cream, and herb mixture in a food processor until it has a coarse meal texture. Knead on a floured surface unti smooth. Quarter the dough and run through a pasta machine until very thin. Cut into fettuccini and cook in boiling, salted water for about 3 minutes.

Drain, rinse, and toss with butter. Sprinkle with salt & pepper.

Makes 10 servings.

This is great with the world's easiest sauce: Saute one med chopped onion with 2 cloves chopped garlic Dump in one to two cans of stewed tomatoes, or several chopped fresh Add a small handful (4 T) dried oregano or some chopped fresh Add 1-2 T salt (oops -- that was teaspoons!) Add 1 t sugar (if you like a sweeter sauce) Simmer for 20 minutes. Other herbs such as basil or bay can be added for extra flavor

Posted to rec.food.recipes by albersa@... (ANN ALBERS) on 1994c, .

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