Cacio e Pepe, literally means "cheese and pepper", is a simple yet flavorful recipe that only requires 4 ingredients - pasta, pecorino romano cheese, black pepper and salt. This dish is so easy to make and it is so good!
Cacio e Pepe
|Prep Time||15 mins|
|Cooking Time||15 mins|
|Total Time||30 mins|
|Yield Size||2 servings|
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
|Dolce Vita Spaghetti 3 Pasta||150||g|
|Ground Black Pepper||2||tsp|
|Mazza Pecorino Romano Cheese||50||g|
|As much needed: pasta water|
Cook pasta noodles 1 minute less than the packaging instructions; drain, reserving 3/4 cup pasta water.
On a medium sized bowl, add the garlic chili and grated pecorino. Mix until thick and well combined. Add in 2 tbsp of pasta water. Mix well and set a side.
Using a medium sized pan, toast the black pepper on low heat until fragrant.
Add in the remaining pasta water and bring to a simmer. Add in the pasta and toss.
Add in the garlic chili and pecorino mixture. Toss until the pasta noodles are well coated with the sauce.
Transfer onto a plate. Top with more garlic chili and finely grated pecorino. Serve warm. Enjoy!