Linguine With Scallops

Linguine With Scallops
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This easy pasta dish is quick enough for a week night but elegant enough for entertaining on the weekend.
15 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

8 ounces
uncooked dried linguine
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 small (1/2 cup)
red bell pepper, chopped
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
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half
3 tablespoons
chopped fresh basil leaves**
Pepper, if desired
1/4 cup
shredded Parmesan cheese
 
*Substitute 1 (12-ounce) package frozen sea scallops, thawed, rinsed, drained, quartered.
**Substitute 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves.

Directions

  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add red bell pepper, onion, garlic and scallops. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until scallops are opaque (3 to 5 minutes). Remove scallops with slotted spoon.
  3. 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.
  4. To serve, spoon scallop mixture over hot cooked linguine. Season with pepper to taste; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
410
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
58g
Protein
25g
Fat
8g
Sodium
540mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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