Easy pasta alla checca is a healthy raw tomato sauce from Italy that's a refreshing way to do pasta when the temperatures rise. Heat waves, record highs, sweltering nights...bring it! This delicious 30 minute meal can handle it all.
Course: Main Course, pasta
3-4cupschopped ripe tomatoesmore if you like
fresh basil leaves
extra virgin olive oil
salt and fresh cracked black pepper
splash of balsamic or other vinegaroptional
grated Parmesan cheese
Add the garlic and 1/4 cup olive oil to the tomatoes and let sit, loosely covered, on the counter.
Cook the pasta in plenty of well salted water just to the al dente stage, don't over cook. Drain and drizzle with a little olive oil.
Toss the pasta with the tomato mixture and basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add more olive oil if desired.
Serve immediately, garnished with grated Parmesan and more basil leaves.
https://theviewfromgreatisland.com/easy-pasta-alla-checca-recipe/ July 9, 2018