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Vegan Cacio e pepe

21 minutes total

If you're looking for an Italian vegan recipe that's both delicious and easy to make, then try out this vegan cacio e pepe pasta dish. Typically, cacio e pepe is made with pecorino cheese, but this version features a vegan alternative that's just as flavorful.

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Ingredients

Serves 4

320g (11,3 oz) Barilla® Spaghetti No. 5
100 ml extra-virgin olive oil
200g grated Vegan Pecorino Cheese
to taste Salt and coarsely ground black pepper

Disclaimer

Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs

ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS

This traditional recipe from Lazio is also excellent with bucatini and spaghetti alla chitarra.

Method

Step 1

Here are five easy steps for the perfect vegan cacio e pepe:

Step 2

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook the spaghetti until it's "al dente."

  • Spaghetti

Step 3

In a small pan, toast the coarsely ground black pepper. Add a small cup of cooking water and turn off the heat.

  • Ground black pepper

Step 4

In a bowl, mix the vegan pecorino cheese with olive oil and 2 to 3 tablespoons of pasta water. Season it with salt if necessary.

  • Vegan Pecorino Cheese
  • olive oil

Step 5

Drain the pasta and put it in the pan with pepper and cooking water. Add the cheese mixture off the heat and toss it well.

Step 6

Serve hot and enjoy!

Passive cooking

Did you know you can now cook your pasta cutting emission by up to 80%? Try using Passive Cooking, and innovative method that involves using residual heat from just-boiled water to cook pasta, eliminating the need for constant boiling and monitoring. The result is a more sustainable, energy-efficient, and time-saving way to cook pasta.

Spaghetti No. 5

Cooking for someone can be a true sign of love, for this reason Barilla offers you more than 35 shapes of pasta to say “I love you”, “I miss you” or “Sorry”. Italians know the familiar Blue Box means quality, perfectly al dente pasta every time. That's why Barilla has been an Italian favorite for over 145 years.

  • Pack size 500 g