Chestnut Pasta Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 cup whole wheat flour
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 dash ground nutmeg
<br>- 1 dash ground black pepper
<br>- 2 eggs, beaten
<br>- 2 tablespoons olive oil
<br>- 1 cup chestnut puree
<br>- 1/2 cup warm water
<br>- 1/2 cup olive oil
<br>- 5 cloves garlic, minced
<br>- 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
<br>- salt and pepper to taste
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a large bowl, combine flour, whole wheat flour, salt, nutmeg and pepper; mix.   Make a well in the center and add eggs and  2 tablespoons olive oil; beat well.  In a bowl combine chestnut puree and 1/2 cup water; add to egg mixture. Incorporate flour and egg mix. Dough will be very stiff. Adjust with more flour or water. Knead for 10 minutes and allow dough to rest for 5 minutes.
<br>step 2: Cut off a handful of dough.  With a rolling pin, roll 6 inch wide strips, 1/16step 3: Add pasta to a large pot of rapidly boiling salted water with a tablespoon of oil. Boil for 5 minutes; drain. Mix pasta with olive oil, minced garlic, Romano cheese, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
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Ingredients
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 dash ground nutmeg
- 1 dash ground black pepper
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 cup chestnut puree
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 5 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
- salt and pepper to taste

Directions
step 1: In a large bowl, combine flour, whole wheat flour, salt, nutmeg and pepper; mix. Make a well in the center and add eggs and 2 tablespoons olive oil; beat well. In a bowl combine chestnut puree and 1/2 cup water; add to egg mixture. Incorporate flour and egg mix. Dough will be very stiff. Adjust with more flour or water. Knead for 10 minutes and allow dough to rest for 5 minutes.
step 2: Cut off a handful of dough. With a rolling pin, roll 6 inch wide strips, 1/16" thick. Use a pasta machine if you have one. Dust strips with flour. Allow to slightly dry on muslin cloth. Cut into long pasta 1/4" wide. Dry for 30 minutes.
step 3: Add pasta to a large pot of rapidly boiling salted water with a tablespoon of oil. Boil for 5 minutes; drain. Mix pasta with olive oil, minced garlic, Romano cheese, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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