Pasta is a staple in any Italian home and today, Lidia prepares three pasta recipes that will become staples in your kitchen. The first dish on the menu is a quick Ziti with Kale Pesto and Crispy Bacon, a delicious way to recycle any kale pesto leftovers in the fridge. She then makes a delicious summertime pasta made with plum tomatoes, Fusilli with Roasted Tomato Pesto, and finally Campanelle with Shrimp and Fennel, made with "little bells" that carry the chunky sauce so well.
Lidia's Kitchen - Season 6
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