Spaghetti alla Checca Recipe
Daily Value: 36%
|Folic Acid (B9)||74µg||19%|
|Fatty acids, total monounsaturated||10g||0%|
|Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated||2g||0%|
Exclusive from The Daily Meal
- 8 ounces thin spaghetti
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 8 ounces cherry tomatoes (or 1/2 pint), halved
- 1/4 pound fresh mozzarella, cubed into 1/4-inch pieces
- 4 leaves basil, torn
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1/2 tablespoon butter
Boil water and cook thin spaghetti in salted water until al dente.
Combine the garlic, tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil in a medium bowl. Mix with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste.
Once the pasta is ready, toss with the butter to melt it, then combine with the tomato mixture. Serve the pasta warm.
Recipe DetailsServings: 2
Total time: 30 minutes
Special Designations: Vegetarian
Notes and Substitutions:
If you're not a big garlic fan, you can simply rub the mixing and serving bowl with some raw garlic to get just a hint of the flavor.
If you don't have cherry tomatoes, feel free to dice any other tomatoes you may have.