Cacio e Pepe Style Everything Spiced Pasta
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 2-3 servings
Bucatini pasta tossed in a creamy everything bagel seasoning inspired by the classic cacio e pepe. This cacio e pepe style everything spiced pasta is simple, delicious, and perfect for a weeknight meal.
  • 8 oz bucatini
  • 1 cup reserved pasta water, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ⅓ cup shredded pecorino cheese
  • 1 tablespoon everything bagel seasoning
  1. In a medium sized pot, bring water to a boil and cook the bucatini according to the directions on the package until al dente. Reserve about a cup of water. Then drain the pasta and set aside for now.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt two tablespoons of butter. Add cracked black pepper and cook for about a minute until toasted.
  3. Add about ½ cup reserved pasta water to the skillet and bring it to a simmer. Add the bucatini and the rest of the butter. Reduce the heat to low and add the parmesan. Stir and toss with tongs until the cheese has completely melted.
  4. Next, remove the pan from heat and add the pecorino. Stir until the cheese has melted and the sauce coats the pasta.
  5. Toss the pasta in the everything bagel seasoning. Add more pasta water if it appears too dry.
  6. Serve the cacio e pepe everything spiced pasta immediately warm.
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