Checca sauce

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Checca sauce
Type Sauce
Place of origin Italy
Main ingredients Tomatoes, olive oil
Cookbook: Checca sauce  Media: Checca sauce

Checca sauce is an uncooked tomato sauce used with pasta.[1] Pasta alla checca is an Italian pasta dish using fresh, uncooked tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper, typically prepared in the summer with fresh ripe tomatoes.

A similar combination of ingredients has been dubbed checca sauce by Giada de Laurentiis.[2]


  1. ^ Bates, Caroline. "Spaghetti alla Checca". Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  2. ^ De Laurentiis, Giada. "Spaghettini with Checca Sauce". Everyday Italian. Food Network. Retrieved 20 March 2014.