*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              POPPY SEED PASTA
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            All-purpose flour*
    1       tb           Poppy seeds
    1       tb           Chopped fresh or
    1       t            Dried herb, crushed,
                         -If desired
      1/2   ts           Salt
    2                    Eggs
      1/4   c            Water
    1       tb           Olive or vegetable oil
    4 1/2                Quarts water
      1/4   ts           Salt, if desired
 
   *if using self-rising flour omit The 1/2 teaspoon salt
   
   Mix flour, poppy seeds, herb and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
   Make a well in center of flour mixture. Mix in eggs,
   1/4 cup water and the oil thoroughly. (If dough is too
   dry, mix in a few drops of water. If dough is too
   sticky, mix in small amount of flour.) Gather dough
   into ball. Knead on floured surface about 5 minutes or
   until smooth and elastic.Divide dough into 4 equal
   parts. Roll one part at a time into paper-thin
   rectangle on generously floured surface (keep
   remaining dough covered). Loosely fold rectangle
   lengthwise into thirds. (If using pasta machine, pass
   dough through machine until 1/16-inch thick.)Heat
   4-1/2 quarts water to boiling. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon
   salt and the pasta. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until
   almost tender; drain. 8 SERVINGS (ABOUT 3/4 CUP EACH);
   140 CALORIES PER SERVING.
  
 
 
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