Cacio e K-Pop


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 10 minutes

TOTAL TIME 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 191g
Servings: 4

Calories: 340

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat13g17%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber8g29%
Total Sugar3g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 0%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 231mg 20%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 440mg 10%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

Classic Cacio e Pepe gets a Korean spin with a spicy rendition of the comfort classic showcasing ZENB Spaghetti. Ready in 15 minutes, this dish is a good source of protein and a good source of fiber.


  • 8 ounces ZENB Yellow Pea Spaghetti, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Pecorino Romano cheese plus additional for serving
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1/3 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta; return to pot. Remove pan from heat.


Whisk reserved pasta water, olive oil, cheese and gochujang in small bowl. Stir mixture into warm pasta. Toss continuously until evenly coated. Serve immediately, topped with green onions and additional cheese.

Tasty Tips

Gochujang is a flavorful fermented Korean chili pepper paste available online or in the Asian sauce section of a well-stocked grocery store.

This recipe is a Korean-inspired interpretation of the classic Roman dish, cacio e pepe. The creamy cheese mixture helps to tame the fiery heat of the gochujang.

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