Cacio E Pepe Pizza Recipe

Cacio e pepe pizza

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out this easy homemade pizza recipe topped with a classic creamy Italian sauce Cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper). Make this veggie pizza when you're short on time but still want to indulge


Make this cacio e pepe pizza, then check out our classic pasta recipes for cacio e pepe and crab cacio e pepe as well as these cacio e pepe sprouts

Looking for more pizza recipes? Check out our margherita pizza, white pizza, vegan pizza and plenty more.



  • ciabatta bread mix 300g
  • extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp
  • ricotta 4 tbsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • parmesan (or veggie alternative) 50g, finely grated
  • black peppercorns 1 tsp, crushed using a pestle and mortar


  • Step 1

    Make up the bread mix following the pack instructions, then roll out to make a 30cm wide pizza base and put onto an oiled baking sheet.

  • Step 2

    Mix the ricotta with 1 tbsp of oil, the garlic and some salt.

  • Step 3

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Spread the ricotta over the base of the  pizza. Sprinkle over the parmesan and black pepper, then drizzle with another tbsp of oil. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the pizza is crisp and golden. Serve with dressed rocket, if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 702
  • Fat 35.7g
  • Saturates 12.7g
  • Carbs 64g
  • Sugars 3.7g
  • Fibre 2.9g
  • Protein 29.8g
  • Salt 2.4g