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Cacio e Pepe Halal

21 minutes total

Italian cuisine has become a worldwide favorite, and one dish that stands out is Cacio e Pepe. This simple pasta dish is made with Pecorino Romano cheese, black pepper, and spaghetti, making it an easy and tasty meal. However, not everyone can consume Pecorino Romano cheese due to dietary restrictions, such as a halal diet. In this article, we will provide a halal version of the classic Cacio e Pepe recipe.

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Ingredients

Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Spaghetti​
100ml Extra-virgin olive oil​
200g Grated Halal Hard Sheep Cheese ​
TIP Salt and coarsely ground black pepper​

ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS​

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

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

Method

Step 1

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

  • Spaghetti

Step 2

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

  • Ground black pepper

Step 3

In a bowl, mix the Halal Hard Sheep Cheese with the olive oil and 2 to 3 tablespoons of pasta water. Season it with salt if necessary.​

  • Halal Hard Sheep Cheese
  • olive oil

Step 4

Drain the pasta and put it in the pan with pepper and cooking water. Add the Pecorino mixture off the heat and toss it well.  Serve hot.​

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Tip

With the halal hard sheep cheese Cacio e Pepe recipe provided, those who follow a halal diet can still enjoy this traditional Italian dish. This alternative version of the recipe is simple to make, and the hard sheep cheese can replicate the taste and texture of Pecorino Romano. Give it a try and savor the delicious taste of this classic dish without any dietary restrictions

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