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Open Cacio e pepe

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Open recipes

Open Cacio e pepe

1 hours 11 minutes total

If you have dietary needs, it can be challenging to find a recipe that fits your needs while still being delicious. But fear not - this cacio e pepe recipe with food allergies 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

320g (11,2 oz) Barilla® Gluten-free Spaghetti No. 5
120 g cashews soaked at least 30 minutes
40 g tofu soft
5g nutritional yeast
15 gr tahina
20 gr margarine
1 liter water
3 gr ground black pepper
to taste Salt


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions.


For a more cheesy flavour, add more nutritional yeast on top


Step 1

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

Step 2

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

  • pasta

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
  • Cashew nuts

Step 4

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

  • nutritional yeast
  • tahina

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!

  • margarine

Passive cooking

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Spaghetti No. 5

Since 1877 Barilla produces semolina pasta with the utmost attention to quality. Indeed, today as then, Barilla selects the best hard grains and carefully monitors all the stages of processing. Because it is only thanks to this care that a pasta is created with the ideal consistency, which best holds the baking and guarantees excellent results in all kinds of preparation.

  • Pack size 500g