Gluten Free Cacio e Pepe Recipe

Cacio e Pepe is a classic Roman pasta dish that is super easy and quick to make, yet delicious enough to serve to guests. Cacio e pepe means “cheese and pepper” which is a simple flavor combination. The starchy pasta water magically transforms into a creamy sauce, which makes that simple flavor combo really come together beautifully.

My Gluten Free Cacio e Pepe recipe uses Sam Mills gluten free corn and rice spaghetti. The best gluten free pasta to use for this is either a corn pasta or a pasta made with a corn and rice blend. These pastas stay al dente better than just rice pasta.

Enjoy a taste of Rome with this simple and elegant dish that is ready in about 15 minutes or less. Buon appetito!

Gluten-Free Cacio e pepe Recipe

5 from 5 votes
Gluten Free Cacio e Pepe Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 874 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons kosher or fine sea salt
  • 12 ounces Sam Mills gluten free corn and rice spaghetti
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper plus more for serving
  • ½ cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese plus more for serving
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for serving
Instructions
  1. In a large, deep skillet, bring 4½ cups water and the salt to a boil. Add the pasta and let it boil until the pasta is al dente and almost all the water has absorbed, about 10 minutes. Stir in 2 teaspoons pepper then take off the heat and stir in ½ cup cheese and 3 tablespoons olive oil.
  2. Serve immediately with extra cheese, pepper, and olive oil.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Cacio e Pepe Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 874 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 2719mg 113%
Potassium 48mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 125g 42%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 2.1%
Calcium 27.5%
Iron 14.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owner’s. This blog accepts free manufacturers’ samples and forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. Affiliate links may be included in this post.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
Have you tried this recipe? Give it a star rating and let us know your thoughts in the Ratings & Reviews section below.
Tags: Cheese Italian Pasta Pepper Sam Mills
0 shares
Previous Post

Simply Gluten Free gets a makeover

Next Post

Reinventing the cube: BOU Bouillon Cubes

  1. Kristina
    October 22, 2018

    Looks delicious!

  2. Candy
    October 22, 2018

    I love this recipe! So easy and so delicious.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *