Pasta Alla Checca

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This is a fresh sauce that requires no cooking.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ lb cherry tomatoes halved
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 tbs rough chopped parmesan
  • ½ C. fresh basil
  • 5 scallions, white and light parts chopped
  • ½ C. olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb angel hair pasta
  • ½ lb fresh mozzarella 1/2 inch pieces
  • Garnish with rough chopped fresh basil

 

Load first 8 ingredients into food processor or large blender. Pulse until smooth, but still chunky.

Boil angel hair according to package instructions. Save ½ C. of cooking water* and drain pasta. Toss with fresh mozzarella.

Top with sauce and garnish with basil and a little fresh cracked black pepper.

 

Enjoy!

*If pasta is too dry, add a couple tbs of the cooking water and toss. You can always add more if you like.