Bay Scallop Pesto Pasta

Bay Scallop Pesto Pasta

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Serves: 4.

6 Ratings 3 stars

This is one of those recipes that people will think you spent hours on. Little do they know it's ready in under half an hour. Because remember, scallops will cook in a total of about 5 minutes, about 2 minutes on one side and 3 on the other.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 530 Sodium: 1060mg
Fat: 23g Carbohydrate: 52g
Saturated Fat: 5g Dietary Fiber: 4g
Trans fats: 0g Sugars: 5g
Cholesterol: 40mg Protein: 30g


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  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, sauté scallops in olive oil until golden. Remove skillet from heat; set scallops aside and keep warm. Add mushrooms and bell pepper to skillet; sauté until mushrooms are browned. Add broth and pesto; stir. Return scallops to skillet. Stir in Parmesan and pine nuts.
  2. Mix fettuccine and lemon peel. Arrange on serving platter. Top with scallop mixture.
  3. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese.
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