Cacio e Pepe Style Mashed Potatoes.
Serves: 6-8 Servings
  • 2lbs of Russet Potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • ½ Cup of reserved potato water
  • 6 Tbsp of Butter, plus more for topping
  • ½ Cup of Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 3 Tbsp. of Heavy Cream
  • Salt and Pepper
  1. Bring a large pot of well salted water to a boil and cook the peeled and cubed potatoes until fork tender. Drain the water when done cooking and reserve ½ cup of the starchy potato water.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan and crack about 1tsp of fresh black pepper into the pan. When butter is melted and fragrant, whisk the reserved potato water, parmesan cheese and heavy cream into the pan. Whisk until the sauce is smooth and silky.
  3. Pour the silky parmesan sauce over the hot, cooked potatoes and mash until your desired texture is reached. Season to taste with more salt and pepper, and top with another pat of butter before serving.
Recipe by DomestikatedLife at