Alla Checca


Checca sauce is a wonderful uncooked sauce made with fresh garden tomatoes — and you don't have to cook a thing except for the pasta!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins


  • 5 tomatoes, seeded and diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • salt to taste

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 pound pasta


  1. Combine tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil in a non-metal bowl. Stir in salt. Cover with plastic wrap. 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. Drain. Pour uncooked sauce over hot pasta, and toss. Add grated Parmesan cheese to your liking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

610 Calories
31g Fat
69g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 610
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 21mg 107%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 599mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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