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Authentic Italian Recipe: Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe - Found in Italy!


Authentic Italian Recipe

Spaghetti  Cacio e Pepe

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups grated Pecorino Ramano cheese


Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, about 10 minutes. Scoop out some of the cooking water and reserve. Drain spaghetti.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and pepper; cook and stir until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Add spaghetti and Pecorino Romano cheese. Ladle in 1/2 cup of reserved cooking water; stir until cheese is melted, about 1 minute. Add more cooking water until sauce coats spaghetti, about 1 minute more.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute butter for the olive oil if preferred. For a thicker or thinner sauce, adjust how much pasta water you add. If you add too much water, add some more cheese.
  • I have added other ingredients depending on my main dish to enhance flavors (like pancetta); I always experiment when creating food.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 806 calories; 36 g fat; 87.8 g carbohydrates; 31.6 g protein; 54 mg cholesterol; 633 mg sodium.

Recipe by: Jennifer Torrey-Manning

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