CACIO E PEPE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I borrowed this easy recipe from a magazine in the hospital lounge last week. I thought it sounded a lot like my favorite dish at The Olde Spaghetti Factory, Browned Butter and Mizithra Cheese.
Photo: Pinterest
08-25-15


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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
spaghetti or pasta of your choice
1/2 c
olive oil
4 Tbsp
butter
3 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 tsp
coarse black pepper
salt to taste

Step-By-Step

1Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook according to package directions; drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water. Set aside.

2In another large pot or skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Cook until the butter starts to bubble, about 1 minute.

3Add 3 cups Parmesan cheese, the reserved pasta water, the salt and pepper.

4Add the cooked pasta and toss well to combine. Serve topped with additional grated Parmesan if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian