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In your mixer bowl, add in the "00" flour & create a well in the middle with your hand.
Crack your eggs into the well, along with your salt & extra virgin olive oil.
Attach your dough hook to your mixer & set it to the lowest speed.
Mix until the ingredients to incorporate & the dough comes together into a ball.
Gently knead the dough with your hands for a few minutes until smooth. Add flour to your work surface as needed, to ensure your dough does not stick.
Form the dough into a ball & tightly wrap in plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator to chill for 15 minutes.
Remove your dough from the refrigerator & cut it into three even pieces.
Replace the mixer’s dough hook with the pasta roller. Set the mixer to the lowest speed & turn it on. Run each piece of dough through the pasta roller. Start with setting #1 & continue the process through setting #8.
Remove the pasta roller & insert the pasta cutter of your choice. Turn your mixer on to the lowest speed, and feed your pasta sheets through the cutter.
To cook the pasta, boil a pot of salted water & cook the pasta until it rises to the surface (al dente), about 2 or 3 minutes.
Combine your freshly cooked pasta with a sauce of your choice.