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  • Mar 20th 2019
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  • 2 cups pasta flour
  • 2/3 cup fine semolina
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1.3kg ripe tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 basil leaves, coarsly chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • Coarsely grated Parmesan cheese for serving


  1. Preheat oven 180C. Line a large rimmed baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Attach flat beater to KitchenAid Stand Mixer.  Add “lour, semolina and sea salt to mixer bowl, turn to Stir speed and add eggs, mixing until a coarse dough forms.  Exchange flat beater for dough hook.  Turn mixer to speed 2 and knead for 2 to 3 minutes.  Gather dough into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and let rest 1 hour.
  3. While dough is resting, place tomatoes on prepared tray. Sprinkle with half of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast tomatoes 1 hour or until they collapse and are lightly browned. Chop coarsely, reserving juice.  Refrigerate until needed.
  4. Assemble KitchenAidPasta Press attachment with large macaroni plate to mixer.  Divide prepared pasta dough into small walnut-sized balls.  Turn mixer to speed 10 and drop pasta balls into hopper one at a time. Use combo tool if dough becomes caught in hopper and no longer self-feeds.  Extrude macaroni to 1-inch lengths, cutting with wire cutter. Lay in a single layer on a lightly floured tray.
  5. Heat remaining oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, basil and 1 teaspoon salt, cook stirring frequently for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently for
    3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Add white wine and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes or until reduced by half. Add tomatoes and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until sauce has thickened slightly.
  6. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.  Cook pasta for 3 to 5 minutes or until al dente.  Drain pasta and add to tomato sauce.  Stir well and serve immediately with Parmesan cheese if desired. 

makes 4 to 6 servings