Cacio e Pepe (Cheese & Pepper pasta)

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1/2 lb. spaghetti

2 tbsp. butter

1/4 cup parmesan or pecorino cheese

1 tsp black pepper.


Cook pasta according to directions on package. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water in a medium pan, heat up butter and pepper, toss in pasta, pasta water, and cheese.

Coat well for a few minutes and serve.

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