Acetaia Castelli is a family-run company where the passion for aged balsamic vinegar abides for more than a century. It is rooted in past generations.

PASTA with pumpkin,bacon and DODICI Castelli


The pumpkin and bacon pairs perfectly with DODICI Castelli so that give an enveloping taste. A dish for special events.

Ingridients for 4:

  • Pumpkin 300 gr
  • Bacon 100 gr
  • Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 60 gr
  • Parsley to taste
  • Rosemary to taste
  • A garlic clove
  • Balsamic DODICI Castelli
  • Half chopped onion
  • EVO oil 20 gr
  • Pasta “Penne” 400 gr


20 min for preparation + 12 for cooking

  • Peel the pumpkin and remove the seeds
  • Cut half of the pumpkin in  1 cm cubes
  • Put the remain pumpkin, onion and a pinch of salt in a pan, cover with water and bring to boil
  • When the pumpkin is cooked, blend it to create a cream
  • Chop the bacon in small pcs
  • Chop the rosemary, parsley and garlic separately
  • Brown the bacon in a pan with oil
  • When the bacon is almost ready add the garlic and rosemary and after a minute the pumpkin cubes
  • Put the pasta in boiling salted water for 10 minutes
  • When ready drain it at put together with the cream, bacon and pumpkin
  • End it with Parmigiano reggiano parsley and DODICI Castelli