Creamy Bacon & Fig Pasta - Whitworths

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Creamy Bacon & Fig Pasta

15 minutes
Basic
MAKES 4
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  • 90g (4-5 figs) Whitworths Soft Smyrna Figs - chopped into small pieces
  • 50g Whitworths Pumpkin Seeds
  • 400g Tagliatelle
  • 1 tbsp. Salted Butter
  • 3 Slices Smoked Back Bacon - cut into lardons
  • 4 Garlic Cloves - crushed
  • 200g The Collective’s unsweetened live yoghurt Straight Up
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Flat leaf parsley - roughly chopped to garnish
  1. Boil the pasta according to the pack instructions
  2. Meanwhile melt the butter in a large, heavy bottomed frying pan or a large saucepan
  3. Once the butter is sizzling, add the bacon and gently fry until it begins to turn crisp
  4. Add the pumpkin seeds and figs and continue cooking until the figs turn soft and the pumpkin seeds start to pop
  5. Stir in the garlic, allowing it to cook slightly
  6. Squeeze the lemon juice into the pan and allow to boil before removing from the heat
  7. Once the pasta is cooked, drain and transfer the pasta to the pan with the fig and bacon mixture
  8. Stir in the yogurt, season with salt and pepper and transfer to a serving dish
  9. Scatter over the chopped parsley and serve.