Honey Smoked Salmon® Cracked Pepper Cacio e Pepe

Honey Smoked Salmon® Cracked Pepper Cacio e Pepe


  • 1 pound perciatelli (bucatini) or spaghetti 
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt 
  • 1 1/2 cups Pecorino Romano, grated 
  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns 
  • 3 cups reserved pasta water 
  • 4 tablespoons butter 
  • 8 ounces Cracked Pepper Honey Smoked Salmon, skin removed and flaked into bite-sized pieces


Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the sea salt.

Step 2

Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until just under al dente (the pasta will continue to cook when added to the skillet).

Step 3

Pour pasta into the same skillet used to toast the pepper and place over low heat.

Step 4

Add pasta water and butter and toss together until butter just melts.

Step 5

Add the grated cheese and black pepper and continue to toss together until cheese melts and a creamy sauce forms (add more reserved water if necessary). Add the Cracked Pepper Honey Smoked Salmon and toss until the salmon is distributed evenly into the dish.

Step 6

Top with more grated cheese and serve.

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