10 Giada De Laurentiis Pasta Recipes That Highlight All That Summer Produce – Tricks and Tips

Giada De Laurentiis leads a cooking demonstration on stage at Goya Foods

Giada De Laurentiis is an expert when it comes to Italian cuisine — she definitely knows her pasta. Especially when there are fresh summer veggies involved in the recipe. Here are 10 pasta recipes from the Food Network star that highlight summer produce.

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1. Giada De Laurentiis’ Pesto Pasta Salad might get your kids to eat their vegetables

De Laurentiis’ recipe for Pesto Pasta Salad pairs herby pesto brilliantly with sweet tangy roasted tomatoes and salty bits of feta cheese. The celebrity chef says that when you throw it all together with pasta and zucchini, it’s possible this dish will get your kids to eat their veggies.