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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.  Slideshow:  More Great One-Dish Pastas 

Marcia Kiesel
June 2009

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Credit: © Wendell T. Webber

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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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