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Cacio Y Pepe (Pasta With Cheese And Pepper)

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  Cooked spaghetti 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Cooking liquid from pasta)
  Fresh ground pepper To Taste
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Pecorino cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon

1)Cook the spaghetti and set aside. Reserve the water for the recipe.

2)In a pan add ½ cup of pasta water and unsalted butter along with fresh ground black pepper to taste.
3)After the butter is melted add the cooked spaghetti and 2 tbsps of pecorino while gradually adding water if the spaghetti dries.
4)In a pan melt Parmesan cheese and place it over a bowl and let it cool so that the Parmesan takes the form of a bowl.

5)Serve spaghetti in the Parmesan bowl. Add 1 tbsp of pecorino on the spaghetti and serve hot.

The pecorino cheese and black pepper can be added according to your taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Ancient Roman
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 654 Calories from Fat 247

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 68.5 mg22.8%

Sodium 959.5 mg40%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.5%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 30 g59.7%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 0.35%

Calcium 65% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cacio Y Pepe (Pasta With Cheese And Pepper) Recipe Video