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Spaghetti with Butter, Cheese & Black Pepper

Spaghetti with Butter, Cheese & Black Pepper

Spaghetti with butter, cheese and black pepper… so simple, yet so satisfying! This classic Roman primo is all about ingredients and technique. Melt the cheese, butter and a little of the pasta water into a creamy sauce, then toss with the liberally seasoned pasta.
Profile Serves: 2
Icon/Time On the table in: 10 mins
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  1. Mix the butter and vegetarian hard cheese in a small pan.
  2. Cook pasta in boiling salted water for 90 seconds.
  3. Meanwhile, ladle around 120ml of cooking water into the butter and vegetarian cheese mix.
  4. Over a low heat, stir the butter, vegetarian hard cheese and water until it reaches a creamy consistency, adding more cooking water to loosen it, or more cheese to thicken it. 
  5. Once cooked, drain the spaghetti well. 
  6. Turn off the heat and stir the pasta through the creamy sauce.
  7. Add plenty of black pepper, and salt to taste
  8. Transfer to a serving dish before enjoying.
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