10 Cacio e Pepe Recipes to Obsess Over
Three-Pepper Cacio e Pepe
Pasta Cacio e Pepe Recipe
This creamy one-dish recipe makes for a delicious, unfussy supper.
Spaghetti with Cacio e Pepe Butter
Our Mad Genius culinary director, Justin Chapple, one-ups the original with a black pepper and Pecorino Romano compound butter. Just boil the pasta, grate the chilled butter over the top, and dinner is done.
Cacio e Pepe Butter
Justin Chapple butter us up with brilliant flavor-packed compound butters, then freezes them for quick weeknight upgrades.
Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe
In the Lazio region of Italy, chef Antonio Ciminelli of Osteria Fontana Candida serves an elegant version with short pasta on the menu, and a rustic one with spaghetti for staff.
Cacio e Pepe-Style Braised Kale
For this fast twist on cacio e pepe, F&W’s Kay Chun replaces the noodles with kale.
Cacio e Pepe Pizza
At Sbanco restaurant in Rome, chef Stefano Callegari takes his time making this perfect pizza dough, topping it with the flavors of cacio e pepe pasta.
Cacio e Pepe Pasta Pie
F&W’s Justin Chapple uses three types of cheese in this indulgent and delicious baked spaghetti pie.
Bucatini with Pecorino and Coarse Pepper
Roberto Marchetti, of Al Bric and Al Ciabot, includes cherry tomatoes, which isn't traditional, but does make the recipe less austere.
Spring Peas and Greens with Cacio e Pepe Dressing
This salad features spring greens and fava beans topped with a delicious buttermilk dressing inspired by cacio e pepe.