Cacio e Pepe
This cacio e pepe recipe is fantastic because it only requires 6 ingredients and one pan. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, this recipe is loaded with flavor.
Boil a pot of water and season it with salt.
Cook the pasta al dente.
Reserve about ¾ cup pasta water.
Place a skillet over medium heat.
Add the olive oil, cracked black pepper and salt.
Once the pepper is fragrant, add the cooked pasta. Toss well.
Next, add some of the pasta water and the grated cheese. Toss well.
Add as much pasta water as you need to help the cheese fully melt.
Finally, add the butter and stir until the pasta and the sauce are smooth and creamy.
Serving: 1serving, Calories: 399kcal, Carbohydrates: 44g, Protein: 14g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 860mg, Potassium: 164mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 261IU, Calcium: 220mg, Iron: 1mg