Cacio e pepe
Price: £1.47 per serving
- 250g long pasta, such as spaghetti
- 10g unsalted butter
- 3tsp whole black peppercorns
- 120g Parmesan or other Italian hard cheese, grated, plus extra to serve
Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook according to the pack instructions until tender but still with some bite.
Meanwhile, add the butter and peppercorns to another large pan and fry for 2 mins on a low heat.
Drain the pasta, reserving 100ml of the cooking water. Add both to the peppercorn mixture and combine.
Sprinkle over the Parmesan and continue cooking, tossing together until combined. Serve topped with extra ground pepper and Parmesan.