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Buttered Noodles with Cheese and Pepper (Cacio e Pepe)

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A basic buttered noodle recipe made with butter, cheese and pepper.


  • 1/2 box dried Tagliatelle or other dried pasta
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup Pecorino cheese, grated
  • Kosher salt


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain the pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water
  2. In a skillet over a low heat melt the butter.
  3. Add the cooked pasta and toss to coat.
  4. Add the pepper, Parmesan, Pecorino Romano cheese and toss to coat the pasta, then add the pasta water slowly and stir until you have a creamy texture.

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 404Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 88mgSodium: 1115mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 16g

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