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Our favorite articles about pasta and pasta recipes posted on TexasHomesteader.com

One-Pot Meal: Easy Instant Pot Spaghetti & Meat Sauce Recipe

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Instant Pot spaghetti is a fast & easy One-Pot Meal. After cooking the meat, just pressure cook for 8 minutes & allow to rest for 10. No danger of pasta water boiling over & making a mess on your stove. Just delicious spaghetti supper FAST. 

Instant Pot Spaghetti with meat sauce a quick one-pot meal #TexasHomesteader

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Recipe: Easy 3-Ingredient Homemade Pasta

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Have you ever made your own homemade pasta? It’s heartier than the pasta you buy in the store. I’ve discovered just exactly how easy it is to make homemade pasta from scratch. Other than water there are only 3 ingredients in my pasta recipe:

Flour, Egg & Salt.

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How To Make Homemade Tri-Colored Pasta Noodles

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I remember when I first found out how easy homemade pasta is to make. Now pasta purists typically use a special pasta flour called semolina. And of course when I first started making homemade pasta I did too.

But y’all know I’m far from a purist with anything, especially in the kitchen! I want quick, easy & delicious without special ingredients.

So I now just typically use plain ole all-purpose flour for my homemade pasta noodles and they always turn out great!

Flour – salt – egg – water and BOOM! 

Now don’t tell anyone else how easy it really is – people always seem to be impressed to find out when someone makes their own pasta! So don’t rat me out, m’kay??  Pinky swear??

Recently I decided I’d try to make colored/flavored pasta using powdered dehydrated vegetables from my garden last year. I knew I had dehydrated Malabar Spinach in the pantry, and dehydrated carrots too! 

Come see what I did.

I love homemade pasta, but I wanted tri-colored pasta. So to my usual pasta dough recipe I added dehydrated & powdered spinach or carrots, leaving 1/3 plain. Delicious! #TexasHomesteader

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