How to Make Homemade Pasta Cooking Italian with Joe

Join Joe Borio, host of, Cooking Italian with Joe, in his kitchen as he shows you how to make homemade pasta the old fashioned way, by hand. This is simple and fun for you and the whole family. Bon Appetit


Unbleached flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Eggs 4 , lightly beaten
Salt To Taste
Olive oil 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)



1. On clean dry surface, place the flour. Make a well in the middle of the flour and pour the egg.

2. Add salt and olive oil into the well. Stir all the ingredients in the well and slowly keep adding the flour. If the dough is wet add flour but in case you find it too dry you may add another egg. Start kneading with your hands, about 3-4 minutes. Set the dough aside to rest.

3. Cut a piece of dough and wrap the remaining with a damp towel to avoid drying.

4. Roll the dough piece and then cut into strips as shown in the video.

5. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until done.


6. Serve with sauce and enjoy!


For Cooking Pasta:

You will need 1 tablespoon of salt for 1 gallon/4 quarts water

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 289Calories from Fat 86

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 68 mg2.83%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%


Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet