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Rainbow tagliatelle

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Rainbow tagliatelle

Method

  • Place the flour on your working surface and make a well in its center. Add in the eggs, lightly beaten, and all the other ingredients mentioned in the recipe. 
  • Mix with a fork, incorporating a little flour at a time. When the dough starts forming and you aren’t able to continue mixing with the fork, start kneading with your hands. 
  • Firstly, the dough will stick to your fingers but if you knead it constantly for at least 10 minutes, you will see it thickening and getting the desired consistency. If you want, you can make the dough in the mixer, too. 
  • When it’s ready (it will have a velvety texture and it won’t stick to your hands anymore), wrap it in plastic wrap so that it doesn’t dry, and let it rest for 30-60 minutes. 
  • Then, divide the dough into 4 pieces. 
  • On a floured working surface, use a rolling pin to roll out one of the dough pieces into a thin sheet. The thinner, the better (cover the remaining dough pieces with a tea towel, so that they don’t dry while you are working with the previous ones).
  • Dust the sheet with extra flour and fold it 4 times.
  • Use a sharp knife to cut the pasta. You can cut it into thin or wider strips. 
  • Dust the pasta with extra flour and start unfolding it carefully with your fingers. 
  • Then, cover a tray with a tea towel, dust the towel with flour, and place the pasta on it. 
  • Cover the pasta with a second tea towel and continue with the remaining dough pieces. 
  • Make the naturally colored pasta in the same way, as well as the pasta with the herbs and the ink. You should add these ingredients along with the eggs in the well that you created in the flour, and then start working them all together. The other option is to combine these ingredients with the eggs, then add this mixture into the well and work with the dough as described above.
  • You can store the pasta in the refrigerator (covered, on the tray with the tea towel) for 1 day. Of course, it would be best if you cooked it right away.
  • Before cooking the pasta, you should carefully dust off any excess flour.
  • Boil it in plenty of salted water at medium-high heat, for 2-5 minutes, depending on its size and thickness. 
  • To finish cooking your pasta, sauté it with butter.
  • Lastly, sprinkle with grated parmesan and serve. 

Tip

The nutrition information and the symbols refer to the basic recipe for homemade pasta dough.

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

363
Calories (kcal)
18 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

11.0
Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

2.3
Saturated Fat (g)
12 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

52.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

0.5
Sugars (g)
1 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

12.0
Protein (g)
24 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.5
Fibre (g)
14 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.4
Sodium (g)
23 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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