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Scallops with Penne Recipe

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Submitted by walsh4

Makes 10 servings



Tasty, but would have been better with cilantro. Broil the scallops separately so that the vegans will be happy with the penne.

Recipe Ingredients for Scallops with Penne

1 lb penne rigate
1 lb scallops
3 c chopped onions
2 c chopped fresh tomatoes
4 cloves garlic
1 lb fresh snow peas
3 tbs butter
4 tbs olive oil
3 tbs basil

Recipe Directions for Scallops with Penne

  1. Cook penne al dente according to directions.

  2. Chop garlic, onions, tomatoes (grape tomatoes work best); saute in olive oil, adding basil. May substitute cilantro. Add up to 1 tbs. red pepper flakes, if desired.

  3. Forgot to include on list of ingredients: juice from 2 lemons. May substitute limes.

  4. Drain penne. Stir in vegetables. Keep warm.

  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in casserole dish. Add scallops (cut big ones into quarters), and broil under high heat for 10 min. approximately. Stir and broil another 4 to 5 minutes.

  6. Add scallops to penne mixture, either serving by serving if there are vegans in the house who want just the pasta, or all together.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 212.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
322
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
103mg
4%
Potassium
456mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
42.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
15.2g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin C
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