Kale and Mustard Greens Pasta Noodles

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INGREDIENTS

  • Large handful of Kale or minzuna.
  • Large handful of mustard greens, collard greens, or spinach
  • 2 C White AP Flour
  • 1/2 C flax or whole wheat flour
  • 3 yolks plus 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt

STEP BY STEP

Noodles can be cut to any width

Noodles can be cut to any width

  1. Steam greens
  2. Chop the steamed greens small
  3. Squeeze all moisture from greens – Press between paper towels and newspaper
  4. Chop again to make sure they are very fine
  5. Sift together All-Purpose Flour, flax or whole wheat flour and salt
  6. Create a “well” in the flours
  7. Crack and beat the eggs into the well and start to mix
  8. Add water 1 tsp at a time (if necessary) to allow dough ball to come together
  9. Wrap in plastic and let contents meld for 30 minutes
  10. Using a rolling pin on a floured surface, roll, flip, roll, flip, etc
    Ideally, if you have a pasta roller, start on setting 5 and go down to setting 2.
  11. Once desired thickness is obtained use pasta cutter or pizza cutter and a ruler to cut strips
  12. Hang out to dry for 30 minutes before cooking
  13. Cook only until noodles are softened. Takes HALF the time as dried pasta.
  14. Toss with olive oil and cheese

This recipe was published in Grandpa’s Corner – IRC Volume 1, Issue 5

International Rescue Committee – Gila Farms Cooperative Project

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