Alla Checca Sauce

    Alla Checca Sauce


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    About this recipe: Italians don't always cook their sauces. Here's an uncooked sauce made with fresh garden tomatoes. Just toss with pasta and a simple dinner is ready.

    Serves: 4 

    • 5 tomatoes, seeded and diced
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • handful chopped fresh basil
    • 100ml olive oil
    • salt to taste
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1 (500g) pack pasta, any shape you prefer

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2min marinating  ›  Ready in:32min 

    1. Combine tomatoes, garlic, basil and olive oil in a non-metallic bowl. Stir in salt. Cover. Allow to sit at room temperature at least 2 hours, or as long as 10 hours.
    2. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente (cooked but not mushy). Drain. Pour uncooked sauce over hot pasta, and toss. Add grated Parmesan cheese to your liking.

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