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1 hours 11 minutes total

If you have dietary restrictions, it can be challenging to find a recipe that fits your needs while still being delicious. But fear not - this cacio e pepe recipe has got you covered. This recipe is not only gluten-free and lactose-free, but also Halal, kosher, and vegan.



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Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Gluten Free Spaghetti
5 Oz cashews, soaked at least 30 minutes​
1 ½ oz tofu, soft​
1 Tsp nutritional yeast​
2 Tsp tahini​
1 Tbs margarine​
1 Liter water​
TIP Ground black pepper​ to taste
TIP Salt to taste​
TIP For a more cheesy flavor, add more nutritional yeast on top


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


Step 1

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

  • pasta

Step 2

In a small pan toast the ground black pepper. Add two ladles of cooking water and turn off the heat. In a pan bring a quart of water to boil, add the cashew nuts and cook  for 20 minutes.​

  • Cashew nuts
  • Ground black pepper

Step 3

In a blender put the drained cashews, tofu,  nutritional yeast and tahini and a ½ cup of cooking liquid. Blend until smooth.​

  • nutritional yeast
  • tahini

Step 4

On a low heat , mix the cashews  nuts cream with the black pepper sauce , add the margarine and toss well.​

  • margarine

Step 5

Drain the pasta and pour into the sauce previously prepared. Toss well and serve hot  sprinkling some additional yeast on top.​

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With this cacio e pepe recipe for dietary restrictions, you can enjoy a classic Italian dish that meets your dietary needs. This recipe is not only gluten-free and lactose-free, but also Halal, kosher, and vegan. Don't be afraid to experiment with alternative versions and ingredients to make this dish your own. Bon appétit!