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Vegan Cacio e Pepe Pasta
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Is Cacio e Pepe Pasta Vegan?

by Fabian Jackson

2min read

Been wondering if this creamy and irresistible pasta dish is suitable for vegans? Keep reading to discover all.

What is Cacio e Pepe?

Cacio e Pepe is a staple and simple Italian pasta dish that comprises of three main ingredients: Cacio (a central Italian sharp and semi-soft cheese), ground black pepper and pasta. 

Is Cacio e Pepe vegan? 

Traditionally, no, Cacio e Pepe isn’t a vegan dish because Cacio cheese is made from sheep’s milk. However, vegan recipes use white miso, plant-based butter and soy or oat cream to recreate the flavours and silky-smooth texture. 

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Vegan Cacio e Pepe recipe

If your mouth is now watering at the thought of a warm bowl of Cacio e Pepe, then make sure to try Val’s vegan recipe – you won’t regret it  

Keep sending plant-based questions our way in the comments section below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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