Cacio E Pepe Soft Scrambled Eggs
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Prep time 10hrs
Cook time 5hrs
Serves or Makes: 4 servings



  • Step 1

    Coarsely grind peppercorns using a pepper grinder or mortar and pestle. Heat a large skillet over low heat. Add crushed peppercorns and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Remove from skillet.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, whisk half the toasted pepper with eggs, heavy cream, cheese and salt.

  • Step 3

    Melt butter in skillet over low heat. Add egg mixture and stir constantly with a rubber spatula until eggs are soft scrambled and fluffy, around 8-10 minutes. Eggs should be soft, creamy and loose but not soupy. Sprinkle eggs with remaining toasted pepper, herbs, flaky salt, and extra cheese, if desired. Serve with toast.