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Basic Egg Pasta Dough Recipe

Simple pasta dough made using flour, eggs which can be used in making different shapes of pasta.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 43 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people


  • 200 grams All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ tsp Salt


  • Take flour, eggs and salt in a food processor and pulse few times till it comes together.
  • Take it in a work surface and start kneading. Knead till it comes together into a tight dough.
  • Now cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 30 mins or so.
  • Now take a pasta machine and set it up for rolling the dough.
  • Divide the dough into 2 portions.
  • Start rolling it into the thicker settings. Now fold it to laminate the dough and keep rolling by reducing the setting size.
  • You might need to laminate the dough few times to get the perfect texture.
  • Now roll the pasta sheet in the thinner setting until you get the correct texture.
  • Now you can use noodle cutter to cut it into noodle like. Or cut it like lasagna sheets as well.



  1. If you don't want to use eggs in your pasta dough. Then add water instead of eggs.
  2. Pasta dough has to be very firm and stiff.
  3. Instead of maida, you can use when flour in the dough.
  4. You can use any herbs of your choice in the pasta dough.
  5. Lasagna sheets, spaghetti, tortellini, ravioli can be made using this dough.
Keyword Egg Pasta, Egg Pasta Dough, Pasta, Pasta Dough
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