Possible reasons for pasta sticking

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Why is my pasta sticking?

Possible reasons for pasta sticking

If your pasta sticks together as its coming out of the die, there could be several reasons:

Your dough is too wet. Dough that is too wet will produce a pasta that has a sticky surface.

You haven't added enough oil. Remember, the oil in egg noodles helps the machine extrude and helps keep the pasta from sticking. (Too much oil, on the other hand, won't let the gluten in the flour bind properly and the pasta could fall apart during cooking).

If you used an eggless pasta recipe, one of the problems is that the pasta will stick more.



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