Get your

inspiration 

from 

EsmeSalon Recipes

Get access to 1000+ homemade tried and tested recipes by home chefs

By subscribing, I agree to receive a newsletter, exclusive content and free gifts, and declare that I have read the privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Cacio e Pepe Pasta

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.


October 25 is World Pasta Day so this is a Cacio e Pepe Pasta (cheese & pepper) which is a simple dish made with simple ingredients – deliciousness!!!

Cacio e pepe is a pasta dish from the cuisine of the city of Rome. Cacio e pepe means “cheese and pepper” in several central Italian dialects. In keeping with its name, the dish contains grated Pecorino Romano cheese and black pepper, together with spaghetti, or traditionally tonnarelli.

Simple ingredients, extraordinary flavor Discover Cacio e Pepe pasta
Print

Cacio e Pepe Pasta

an image of a plate filled with creamy Cacio e Pepe Paste meal - spaghetti with parmesan

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

No reviews

It’s time to indulge in the delicious world of Cacio e Pepe Pasta! This classic Italian dish features a creamy, cheesy, and peppery sauce that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. 

Want to try making it at home? Check out our easy-to-follow recipe and create a mouthwatering masterpiece in your own kitchen.

Don’t forget to let us know how much you enjoyed this delightful dish!

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your apron and let the Cacio e Pepe adventure begin! 🇮🇹 Buon Appetito!

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 500g Spaghetti (any long pasta)
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 100g Parmesan (grated)
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta as per box instructions, drain but reserve 1 cup of the cooking water.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan, add in the black pepper, and simmer for a few minutes then add in the pasta and the pasta water.
  3. Toss then sprinkle over the parmesan and allow it to slowly melt into the liquid creating a sauce.
  4. Add more pasta water (if needed) and toss to coat in the sauce.
  5. Serve and enjoy!!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 619
  • Sugar: 3.6 g
  • Sodium: 432.3 mg
  • Fat: 14.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 94.4 g
  • Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 25.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.3 mg

Tried this recipe?

Give us a shout at _esmesalon on Instagram

Recipe Card powered byTasty Recipes
an image of a plate filled with creamy Cacio e Pepe Paste meal - spaghetti with parmesan
Elevate your pasta game with the irresistible charm of Cacio e Pepe

What is Cacio e pepe made of?

Traditionally, cacio e pepe (pronounced: kaa-chee-ow ee peh-pay) is made with just three ingredients: aged pecorino Romano cheese, freshly ground black pepper, and pasta, usually spaghetti; plus the starchy water from cooking the noodles. You don’t have to go to Rome to enjoy cacio e pepe.

Copyright © 2024 esmesalon.com – All rights reserved.

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.

COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.

MISSION STATEMENT

My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog. You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time.

8 thoughts on “Cacio e Pepe Pasta”

Leave a Comment

Recipe rating 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star