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Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

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4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Prepare a classic Roman dish for your family, Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe. Our Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe includes a touch of cream cheese for extra creaminess.

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  • Cook spaghetti in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water.
  • Melt butter in same saucepan on medium heat. Add remaining ingredients along with 1/2 cup of the reserved cooking water; cook 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted, stirring constantly with whisk.
  • Return spaghetti to pan; toss until evenly coated. If thinner sauce consistency is desired, add enough of the remaining reserved cooking water until sauce is of desired consistency.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing, and fresh fruit to round out the meal.

Food Facts

"Cacio e pepe" is Italian for "cheese and pepper." This simple, yet classic, dish highlights the delightful marriage of rich Parmesan cheese and black pepper.


  • 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 370
% Daily Value
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 370mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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