Summer. It's a time for fresh, light meals, that preferably require minimal time in the kitchen. That make the best use of ripe, succulent summer produce.
She'll start with checca sauce, which is an uncooked tomato sauce used mostly with pasta, but which is also multi-faceted and goes just as well with protein. It uses uncooked tomatoes, and a slew of fresh ingredients that make it sing.
"It does not get more simple or delicious than that," said De Laurentiis.
We couldn't agree more.
"It's made of fresh tomatoes, parmesan cheese, garlic, scallions, basil, oil, salt and pepper."
"This is super-easy to make and takes less than an hour total."
"This means marinating a chicken breast in checca as well as using it in the final product."
"This is a totally effortless recipe that your kids will go crazy for."