CACIO E PEPE

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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

How to Make CACIO E PEPE

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.

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About CACIO E PEPE

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