Vegan Cauliflower Cacio e Pepe

RECIPE BY:  La Petite Casserole

Cacio e Pepe is an Italian classic. And just like any Italian classic, it’s made with fresh, simple ingredients that are sure to put a smile on your date’s face. Our unique twist on this romantic meal uses cauliflower as the base of our sauce, and Nuts for Cheese vegan cheese to get a smooth, rich consistency. Who knew that your romantic valentines day dinner could be so easy, yet so impressive? 

Serves 4



  1. Place the cauliflower florets in a pot and cover with cold water. Add a good pinch of salt and let it cook until the vegetables are tender, but not falling apart; 
  2. Drain the cauliflower well, let it cool down for a few minutes, then add the vegan milk and puree everything using a hand mixer. Continue to puree until you get a homogenous cream. 
  3. Add the Nuts for Cheese Unbrie-lievable cheese and a pinch of freshly grated pepper (add salt if necessary). Then place this mixture on the side. 
  4. Cook the gluten free pasta in salty boiling water, following the instruction on the box. 
  5. Drain the spaghetti and toss with your sauce, adding more freshly grated pepper to the top of each plate. Serve immediately and enjoy!