Friday, January 6, 2012

Oodles of Noodles for the Gluten Free...

Chicken noodle soup

Sometimes, I just get hungry for oodles of noodles in my chicken soup
and it's got to be homemade soup

The problem is...
I can't get really good gluten-free noodles here

As the dust from the holiday frenzy was kicking up...
I decided during these cooler tropical days and nights
I must have some old fashion chicken noodle soup
with oodles of homemade noodles

I dillied in the kitchen and came up with what seems like a fairly decent, easy recipe
for, yes...
oodles of noodles

The dough rolls out nice, it's easy to work with and needs very few ingredients...
and best of all, doesn't fall apart


Please let me share it with you...
especially if you are gluten-free and in need of a homemade noodle recipe

this recipe makes enough to feed 4 to 6 people
just depends how hungry everyone is

too many "gluten-free" products have made me sick and I can only surmise that...
the products are not made in dedicated facilities and some companies tend to take liberties with lax regulations concerning labeling their products gluten-free

so, with that in mind...
because Bob's Red Mill gluten-free products are processed in a dedicated facility...
this is what I use when needing flour for my kitchen

Ingredients

1/4 cup brown rice flour
1/4 cup white or sweet rice flour
1/4 cup sorghum flour
2 TBsp ground flax seed
1/2 tsp sea salt
2 eggs
enough water to be able to roll the dough in your hands


mix all the dry ingredients together
add the eggs and stir them in thoroughly
mix in enough water to make the dough come together
roll the dough into a ball


put the dough on wax paper and roll it into a log, dusting it to avoid stickiness


take the wax paper and start rolling it with the dough until it's wrapped up
put it into the refrigerator for about an hour


when the dough is firm, take it back out and unwrap it from the paper
onto a well dusted surface
dust the dough with some GF flour
start your broth (8 cups in a large pot) to heat up to a good hot simmer


and gently start rolling the dough out in one direction
dust with flour as needed as you roll along


then, the other direction until you have a rectangular or square piece


roll it until it's longer then the rolling pin


and about 2/3 as wide as the pin
this should make the dough just thin enough


take a pizza cutter or knife and carefully cut the dough into strips


cut the noodles as wide and as long as you like them
I cut mine about 1/4 inch wide by 2 inches long


use a thin spatula to pick up the noodles


carefully slide them into the hot chicken broth
I make my own chicken broth with the works...
chicken, onions, carrots with their green tops, celery with their tops, garlic, bok choy 


stir carefully to incorporate the noodles fully into the broth


and simmer for about 15 minutes...
test a noodle and cook further if needed


add the cooked chicken


simmer just for a few minutes more to bring the flavors altogether


and enjoy!

May you have a good day, or night

8 comments :

  1. I never knew how to make noodles.
    I was going to suggest rice instead.

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  2. Thank you for taking the time to show us step by step, the process for the noodles. My daughter is trying to stay close to this type of diet right now, I will be passing this on.

    Love your sweet header! xo

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  3. Oh very nice thanks for sharing they look delicious I am going to bookmark this so when I get settled again I can try making it ~Love Heather

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  4. Oh GREAT!! I have ALL the ingredients, and I shall try these when I get HOME from the Library!!
    I have missed visiting with you,
    I hope you had a Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year!
    Love and Blessings Linnie

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  5. Beautiful post with all the nice pictures! That is great....we have no gluten-free people in our home, but know plenty of them! I'll have to send them to this recipe!

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  6. trekking your blog!!! thanks for sharing and keep posting! Happy New Year!

    cheers!
    ..TREK..

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  7. Gluten free my favorable and add to my diet..Thanks to share this delicious recipe..

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