Did you know you can make homemade lasagna noodles? It is simple and easy and today I am going to show you how you can do it too!
One of my favorite things I have accomplished over the last couple of years, it has been teaching myself how to make homemade pasta noodles.
About 12 years ago, my family bought me my very first KitchenAid mixer, and usually for Christmas or birthdays, I get a special attachment to go with it.
One year, they bought me the pasta roller attachment because I wanted to learn how to make homemade spaghetti and Fettucini noodles.
It worked out so well that it made me want to learn how to make other noodles, so I invested in the Pasta noodle extractor and now am making fun noodles like elbow, rigatoni, and more.
After playing around with all the fun noodle shapes, I started researching about making homemade lasagna noodles, and found that it is SO easy!
The best part is that you don't even have to cook them before using them in your lasagna recipe.
How to Make Homemade Lasagna Noodles
Of course, I know you have a million questions — don't worry — I did too and today I am going to help you answer all of them and give you my recipe for THE BEST HOMEMADE LASAGNA NOODLES you will ever eat. I promise, hands down that this will become your go-to recipe.
The thing I love about these noodles is how easy they are to make and how rustic they look when they are in the pan. The best part, they don't even have to be boiled before adding them to your pan!
This recipe is for a general pasta noodle, so it can be used to make ravioli, fettucini, spaghetti or whatever you would like. What I like about making homemade lasagna noodles instead of using the box kind is that you can make the noodles as thick (or thin) as you want.
I usually make a thinner lasagna noodle, so if you like a thicker noodle, just don't roll it out as thin as I would.
How do I Make the Lasagna Noodles?
Making the noodles is as simple as mixing together your flour and eggs, and then adding just enough water to make it turn into a dough.
Then, cut the dough up and roll it out into sheets. If you want the sheets to be super-uniformed, then all you need to do is trim them once you get them rolled out before adding them to the pan.
If you like making noodles, you can also try your hand at egg noodles to use in my Southern Cream Cheese Noodles recipe.
Do I Need a Pasta Attachment to make homemade lasagna noodles?
The answer to this question is no! If you have one, of course, you can use it, but do you need one to make these noodles? No. All you really need is a good rolling pin and your arms and you can create homemade lasagna noodles in a snap.
You can also invest in one of these inexpensive pasta rollers if you want to use this instead. You don't need a KitchenAid mixer and those attachments to make great pasta. It is just what I have and what I use.
I like this set because it makes every style of pasta I like — even ravioli!
Now that you have your homemade lasagna noodles, you can try your hand at making my famous lasagna with homemade noodles.
Looking for Other Fun Pasta Recipes? Check these out
- How to Make Homemade Pasta Noodles
- Slow Cooker Lasagna Pasta
- How to Dry and Store Fresh Pasta
- Crockpot Lasagna
- One Pan Cheeseburger Pasta
- Mongolian Ground Beef Noodles
- Grilled Alfredo Steak Pasta
- 4½ cups all-purpose flour
- 6 eggs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 6 tablespoons water, room temperature
- In a stand mixer, by hand, or with a food processor combine all ingredients.
- Mix well until all ingredients are combined. Knead the dough until you can form a ball. Set aside and let rest for about 30 minutes.
- Place dough on a clean, lightly floured surface. Roll out with a rolling pin until desired thickness.
- If you have a pasta attachment for your mixer, be sure and use that instead.
- Trim rough edges and cut into equal 1½ inch wide (or desired width) strips.
- Gather unused dough and edges, knead, and roll out. Cut into additional strips.
- Set fresh noodles aside on wax paper until ready to use.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 256mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 10g