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Make Striped Pasta (from scratch) this Weekend!

Make Striped Pasta (from scratch) this Weekend!

Striped Pasta — It's easier than you think! And, it's a great project for the whole family! For the striped pasta sheets, we used natural ingredients for the color - fresh spinach, roasted beets, and roasted carrots. With a pasta...

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Roasted Beet Ravioli with Ricotta Filling

Roasted Beet Ravioli with Ricotta Filling

It's hard to "beet" the bright fuchsia hue roasted beets give this vibrant homemade pasta.

If you're up for a fun weekend project, this roasted beet ravioli is it. It's easier than it looks and can make the perfect fun (and creative!) Saturday afternoon. Beets are roasted in the oven and then quickly pureed in the food processor. This is then added to flour with eggs and salt and kneaded to make the bright purplish-pink dough you see in the pics below. Then gradually roll the dough out using a pasta maker and fill with our favorite ricotta filling. Cook and voila! Dinner is served!
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