Lemon Basil Fettuccine with Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

The taste and texture of homemade pasta is so heavenly, that it can’t even be compared with dry noodles from a box. Serve it with cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, peas and parmesan cheese and the flavors will absolutely explode in your mouth.
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 minutes
Additional Time
5 minutes
Total Time
23 minutes

Ingredients

Yield: 1 serving
  • 1/2 C A.P. (all purpose flour)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 T Semolina Flour
  • handful chopped Basil
  • Zest of 1 - 2 Lemons
  • 2 T Cooked Peas
  • 2 T sliced Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 T toasted Pine Nuts
  • freshly grated Parmesan Cheese, to taste

Instructions

Step 1

Make a mound of flour and mix in salt, lemon zest & chopped basil. Use your finger to make a well in the mound


Step 2

Crack the egg inside the well.


Step 3

Use fork to gently mix flour onto egg. Once egg is combined with flour, knead dough on semolina floured surface for about 10 minutes.


Step 4

Flatten the kneaded dough by hand or with a rolling pin and pass it through a pasta roller several times (starting from largest opening to smallest) and then through the teeth to form strings.


Step 5

Drop pasta into salted, boiling water for about 3 minutes. Pasta should be eggy, but not sticky. If you are note eating immediately, then drizzle with olive oil so that it does not become a sticky clump.


Step 6

Serve with peas, cherry tomatoes, pine nuts and parmesan cheese on top.

Notes

Serve with Lemon Basil Sea Bass & Kale Pesto.