Vegan cheese and black pepper pasta (Cacio e Pepe)

This simple, healthy and super-tasty vegan meal is on the table in just 15 minutes!

Prep | 5 mins

Cook | 10 mins

Serves | 4

Mindfulness Factors | healthy | plant-based | vegan | dairy-free | refined sugar-free | 15 minute meal


2tbsp olive oil

1 brown onion, diced

250g mixed pasta – spaghetti, fusilli, conchiglioni

3 tbsp vegan cream cheese

30g vegan Parmesan, grated

30g vegan mature cheese, grated

3tbsp pasta water

Sea salt, pinch of

Freshly ground black pepper, lots of


Cook the spaghetti according to instructions (around 10 mins). While it cooks, sauté the onion in 1tbsp olive oil for 5 mins until lightly golden

When the pastas ready, drain (retaining 3tbsp pasta water) and add back to the pan along with the retained pasta water, 1tbsp olive oil, all the cheese and seasoning. Heat on low and stir until the cheese has melted and is well combined with the pasta

Portion the spaghetti in to serving dishes and top with more freshly ground black pepper. Serve alongside a pickled tomato & cucumber salad. Absolutely delicious! Enjoy x

Published by misterrands


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