Food

Pumpkin Tagliatelle with Bacon & Ricotta

A delicious and simple pasta dish the whole family will enjoy.
Richard Whitbread
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Ingredients

Method

1.

Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil and cook pasta according to packet directions. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking liquid then drain well.

2.

Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a non-stick frypan over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook for 2 min. Stir in the garlic. Add the bacon and cook for 3-4 min or until starting to colour.

3.

Add the pumpkin ribbons and reserved cooking liquid and cook for 2 min or until pumpkin is tender. Stir in the pasta, lemon juice, spinach and 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Top with dollops of ricotta and Turkish Bread Croutons.

TURKISH BREAD CROUTONS
Cut ¼ loaf of fresh Turkish bread into 2cm cubes. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Bake in a 200C (180C fan forced) oven for 5-7 min or until crispy.

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