Cacio e Pepe is a classic Italian pasta dish with a delicious blend of cheese and black pepper. It’s the perfect meal for any occasion, whether you’re looking for a light lunch or an easy dinner. This delicious dish only requires a few simple ingredients, so you can whip it up in no time!
- 2 cups of dry spaghetti
- 3 tablespoons of butter
- 1/4 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Begin by bringing a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti and cook until al dente. Drain the pasta and reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid.
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the cooked spaghetti and reserved cooking liquid to the pan and toss to coat. Sprinkle in the Pecorino Romano cheese and black pepper and toss again until the cheese has melted and the sauce is creamy. Serve immediately.