Vegan Cacio e Pepe (10 mins + Easy)
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I'm going to show you how to make a simple vegan cacio e pepe pasta recipe! This cacio e pepe has no cashews (nut-free), uses 3 simple ingredients, and can be made around 10 mins! It's super easy & quick!
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 4 servings
  1. In a large non-stick pan, toast the black pepper over medium heat, about 1-2 mins. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add 5 cups of water to the pan (yes pan), along with some salt and bring to a boil. Add pasta and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until it is just shy of being al dente, about 7-9 mins.
  3. Add vegan cheese of choice, and peppercorns to the pan, and mix in the heat, until a creamy sauce forms.
  4. Serve immediately, on a hot plate, sprinkled with additional pepper, vegan cheese, and salt to taste.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 184 Fat: 4g Carbohydrates: 29g Fiber: 1.5g Protein: 5.2g
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at