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Spiralized zucchini noodle cacio e pepe in a white bowl with a fork in the foreground

Cacio e Pepe with Zoodles

Put your spiralized zucchini to work in this quick and easy zoodle recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 308 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchini
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup romano
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Using a Spiralizer create zucchini noodles.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini noodles and cook 2-3 minutes until noodles are tender but still have a bite to them. Remove pan from the heat and allow the noodle to rest for 3-5 minutes so they release excess moisture. Drain the noodles, reserving liquid.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together cheeses, pepper and enough of the reserved zucchini liquid to make a thick sauce.
  4. Pour sauce over noodles and toss to coat. If the sauce is too thick, add more of the zucchini water.
  5. Sprinkle with more cheese and serve
Nutrition Facts
Cacio e Pepe with Zoodles
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Sodium 857mg36%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 23g46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.