Pasta Cacio e Pepe is an ultra-minimalist recipe—flavored with just butter, salt, cracked pepper, and Pecorino cheese. It’s perfect for a quick, unfussy supper.
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3/4 pound linguine
1 cup grated pecorino cheese
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 teaspoons coarsely ground smoked or regular peppercorns
How to Make It
In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving 2/3 cup of the cooking water; return the pasta to the pot. Add the cheese, butter, pepper and cooking water and toss. Season with salt and serve.
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