Traditional Cacio e Pepe

Traditional Cacio e Pepe



Prep Time

20 minutes


Tupperware Recipes


  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 8 oz. spaghetti
  • 1 cup Pecorino Romano, plus more for garnish
  • Fresh black pepper to taste


  1. Add 2 ½ quarts of water and salt to Daily Universal 4-Qt Stockpot and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Add spaghetti and once softened, give it a stir until pasta is fully submerged.
  3. Meanwhile in a small Wonderlier bowl, add cheese and one ladleful of pasta water and mix to form a thick paste. Set aside.
  4. When the pasta is almost done, toast black pepper in frypan for 1-2 minutes. Add ladleful of pasta water and bring to a boil. Transfer pasta into frypan and stir to finish cooking.
  5. Add cheese paste and mix. Add 1-2 ladles of pasta water until the cheese is fully melted. Tossing pasta in frypan occasionally. Serve immediately with additional black pepper and a sprinkle of cheese.

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