Fresh Fig Arugula & Pancetta Pasta

Fresh Fig Arugula & Pancetta Pasta

This delicious recipe for Fresh Fig Arugula & Pancetta Pasta pairs perfectly with Ceres 2017 Muscat.


1. Melt 1/2 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add half of the pancetta and fry until crispy, about 3 to 4 minutes. Flip each slice and fry 1 minute longer. Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining slices of pancetta. Set aside.

2. Drain grease from skillet. Add remaining butter and melt over medium heat. Simmer for 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in garlic and crushed red pepper; cook and stir 1 minute.

3. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package, salting water if desired. Drain well. Place pasta in serving bowl and toss with olive oil. Pour garlic browned butter sauce over pasta and add remaining ingredients. Toss gently to mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with lemon zest and Parmesan cheese before serving.

*Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc.