Linguine With Scallops

Linguine With Scallops

This easy pasta dish is quick enough for a week night but elegant enough for entertaining on the weekend.

15 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings


8 ounces uncooked dried linguine
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 (12-ounce) package frozen bay scallop, thawed, rinsed, drained*
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves**
Pepper, if desired
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


Cook linguine according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm. 

Meanwhile, melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add onion, garlic and scallops. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until scallops are opaque (3 to 5 minutes). Remove scallops with slotted spoon. 

Add flour and salt to same skillet with wire whisk. Stir in half & half and basil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil (3 to 4 minutes). Stir in cooked scallops and tomatoes. 

To serve, spoon scallop mixture over hot cooked linguine. Season with pepper to taste; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired. 

*Substitute 1 (12-ounce) package frozen sea scallops, thawed, rinsed, drained, quartered.

**Substitute 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 410

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 540mg

Carbohydrates: 58g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 25g

Recipe #10218B©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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