Giada's noodle paella, radicchio and pear salad

Food Network star Giada de Laurentiis is coming out with a new cookbook, "Giada's Feel Good Food," featuring her healthy recipes and tips for staying fit. Here, she makes a noodle paella and a salad with radicchio, pears and arugula.

Noodle paella
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
    • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided, plus extra for seasoning
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided, plus extra for seasoning
    • 1 medium fennel bulb, chopped
    • 1 medium red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, diced
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 6 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    • 3 (8-ounce) bottles clam juice
    • 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice
    • 3 dried bay leaves
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon crumbled saffron
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti, broken into 1-inch pieces
    • 12 small little neck clams, scrubbed
    • 12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

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Radicchio, pear, and arugula salad
Servings:

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • For croutons:

    • 3 (3/4-inch-thick) slices country-style sourdough bread
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • For dressing:

    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoon dry white wine, such as Pinot Grigio
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard, such as Grey Poupon
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • For salad:

    • 2 (8-ounce) heads radicchio, halved and chopped into 1-inch pieces
    • 3 cups baby arugula
    • 2 ripe but firm Asian or Bosc pears, cored, halved, and cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
    • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
    • 1 (2-ounce) chunk Parmesan cheese

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