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Lady Gaga's Sweet Fennel Pasta With Whole Wheat Spaghetti

She Can Cook and Sing

Chef Art Smith cooks up some of pop superstar's favorite foods.
Cook Time: min

This recipe is a Germanotta family favorite. Make it tonight for your Little Monsters!


  • 15 fresh pomodoro tomatoes,cut in half
  • sea salt to taste
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch of fresh baby fennel, torn by hand
  • 1 star anice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil
  • 1 branch of fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves of peeled fresh garlic
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Sear tomatoes in cast iron porceline Dutch Oven. Allow tomatoes to sear and stew. Cook down till juices reduce, mash with potato masher. Tear baby fennel into pieces stir in, add star anise,and simmer for 1 hour.

    Make well in tomato sauce pour olive oil in well, tear fresh basil, fresh thyme, bruise garlic cloves in well and allow to macerate. Allow flavors to marry.

    Cook whole wheat spaghetti to al dente, stir in olive oil herb bath and toss into sauce. Season with sea salt,and,freshe ground pepper.

    Serve with grated cheese.

    Recipe courtesy Art Smith.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: tomatoes, sea salt, thyme, whole wheat spaghetti

    Course: Pasta

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