Pasta with Scallops and Fresh Vegetables

In just 30 minutes, you can cook the pasta, stir-fry the veggies, cook the scallops in wine, and toss it all together to produce this superb dish.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
30 mins
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Pasta with Scallops and Fresh Vegetables

Ingredients
1
pound fresh or frozen sea scallops
8
ounces fettuccine or linguine
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1
tablespoon cooking oil
2
2
large carrots, thinly bias sliced (about 1-1/2 cups)
6
ounces sugar snap peas (2 cups)
3
green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
1/2
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
1/3
cup water
1
tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons snipped fresh tarragon
1
teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons cold water
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
 
Cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Thaw scallops, if frozen. Cut any large scallops in half; set aside.
  2. In a Dutch oven cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to Dutch oven; toss with margarine or butter. Cover to keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, pour oil into a wok or large skillet. Heat over medium-high heat. Add garlic; stir-fry garlic for 15 seconds. Add carrots; stir-fry for 4 minutes. Add sugar snap peas and green onions; stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes more or until all of the vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from the wok. Cool wok for 1 minute.
  4. Carefully add wine or chicken broth, the 1/3 cup water, dill or tarragon, bouillon granules, and crushed red pepper to wok. Bring to boiling. Add scallops; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 to 2 minutes or until scallops are opaque, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir together cornstarch and the 2 tablespoons cold water; add to wok. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Return vegetables to wok; add pasta. Toss to mix all ingredients together. Heat through. Transfer to dinner plates. Sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Pasta with Scallops and Fresh Vegetables)
    Per serving:
  • 462 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 39 mg chol.,
  • 577 mg sodium,
  • 60 g carb.,
  • 27 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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