Cacio E Pepe  Recipe

with spaghetti squash

Why you'll love this gluten-free caccio e pepe

✔️ big flavor ✔️ uses fall squash ✔️ easy preparation


...what you'll need

☐ spaghetti squash ☐ kosher salt and black pepper ☐ Pecorino Romano ☐ spaghetti ☐ chickpeas ☐ onions ☐ olive oil ☐ garlic ☐ crushed red pepper


Halve the spaghetti squash using my handy method

How to Open a Spaghetti Squash

Cut a spaghetti squash horizontally - not vertically- is so much easier!


 Roast a seasoned squash face down on a baking sheet


Use a fork to pull the flesh into strands


Toss with olive oil, romano cheese, salt and pepper.


Top with some simple stewed chickpeas for an easy main dish!

A twist on classic cacio e pepe, this gluten free spaghetti squash recipe is loaded with flavor! 

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