Good Morning America Recipes

David Myers' Cavatelli Pasta

Make Your Own Fresh Pasta

Share
Copy
Chef Myers shows the "GMA" co-anchors the best autumn recipes to wow a crowd.
|
Difficulty: Difficult
Cook Time: min

David Myers, executive chef at Comme ??a in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, shares his Sin City-worthy favorite recipes. Check out his cavatelli pasta recipe here.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound ricotta cheese
  • 2 whole eggs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Put 2 1/2 cups of the flour into a bowl, make a well in the flour, and add the cheese and eggs. Gradually work the mixture together, adding more flour if necessary, to make a soft but not sticky dough. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough until it is smooth. Let the dough rest at room temperature, covered with an inverted bowl or wrapped in plastic, for 30 minutes.

    Form the dough into a round and cut into quarters. Working with one quarter at a time (cover the remaining dough with an inverted bowl to keep the dough from drying out), on a lightly floured surface, roll the dough into a rope 1/4-inch in diameter. With a knife, cut the rope into 1/2-inch pieces. With your index and third fingers held together, gently press down on each piece, beginning at the top and moving down toward the bottom, dragging your fingers toward you and causing the pasta to roll over on itself. Transfer the formed pasta to a lightly floured jelly-roll pan and let dry at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.

    Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil, and add the pasta. Cook until the cavatelli is al dente, 6 to 8 minutes. They're done when they float up to the top. Drain and toss the desired quantity with your favorite sauce. Freeze leftovers.

    Recipe courtesy of Chef David Myers, available at Comme Ca at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: flour, ricotta cheese, eggs, salt, pepper

    Course: Pasta


    Other Recipes That You Might Like
    David Myers' Deep-Fried Brussels Sprouts
    A New Take On Brussels Sprouts
    David Myers' Lamb Bolognese
    Try This Spin On Bolognese
    David Myers' Lamb Bolognese
    Try This Spin On Bolognese
    Fabio Viviani's Pasta in a Jar
    Simple Pasta Dish
    David Myers' Deep-Fried Brussels Sprouts
    A New Take On Brussels Sprouts
    Diane's Pesto Pasta
    Enjoy Pasta Guilt-Free
    Feasty Boys' Zesty Pasta Alfredo
    Enjoy This Pasta Dish as an Entre or Side
    Stanley Tucci's Pasta Casserole
    Try One of Stanley's Family Recipes
    Dave Zinczenko's Hearty Lasagna
    Skinny Comfort Food
    The Pioneer Woman's Chicken Florentine Pasta
    The Perfect Pasta Salad Recipe for Your Summer
     
    Latest Recipes on 'GMA'
    Foodspotting
    VIDEO: The Ramen Burger
    VIDEO: Rays & Stark Bar in LA employs an expert to help you choose from 20 brands of water.
    VIDEO: Haylee Nelson reveals all the delicious flavors that make up the new "Sunrise Sundae."
    VIDEO: Ladies and Gentlemen... The Crookie
    VIDEO: World, meet The Cronut
    Food Tips: How To...
    Karen's Kitchen
    Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's blog here.
    PHOTO: Karen Pickus apple crisp is shown here.
    Karen's Apple Crisp Crunch Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's sweet apple dessert.
    PHOTO: Karen Pickus cherry galette is shown here.
    Karen's Cherry Galette Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's recipe for a tasty dessert.
    More Ways To Get GMA
    Connect with GMA
    Social Tools Facebook Twitter Twitter Connect with GMA YouTube RSS