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Scallops in Creamy Basil Sauce With Italian Side Salad

Total Time - 25 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare salad through step 2 - 10 minutes
  • Prepare scallops - 10 minutes
  • Complete salad and serve - 5 minutes

Scallops in Creamy Basil Sauce With Italian Side Salad

Scallops in Creamy Basil Sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons basil pesto
1/2 teaspoon roasted garlic
1 lb sea scallops (thawed, if needed)
1 cup Alfredo sauce
8 ounces angel hair pasta


1. Fill large saucepan 1/2 full of water. Cover and bring to a boil on high for pasta.
2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place olive oil, pesto, and garlic in pan. (Pan should sizzle.) Stir in scallops; cook 3–5 minutes, stirring often, or just until they turn milky white (or opaque) and firm. Be careful not to overcook.
3. Stir in Alfredo sauce. Reduce to low; simmer 2 minutes or until sauce is thoroughly heated. Remove from heat and let stand until ready to serve.
4. Stir pasta into boiling water. Boil 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until tender.
5. Drain pasta thoroughly. Serve scallops and sauce over pasta.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 480kcal; FAT 19g; CHOL 75mg;
SODIUM 630mg; CARB 48g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 29g;
VIT A 8%; VIT C 6%; CALC 8%; IRON 10%

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Italian Side Salad

1/4 cup canned artichoke hearts
1/4 cup roasted red peppers
4 plum tomatoes (rinsed)
1/4 cup sliced green olives
1 bag romaine salad blend (8–10 oz)
1/2 cup seasoned croutons
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing


1. Dice artichokes and peppers into small, bite-size pieces. Quarter tomatoes lengthwise, if desired
2. Place salad blend, artichokes, peppers, tomatoes, and olives in salad bowl; chill until ready to serve.
3. Add croutons and salad dressing; toss and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 130kcal; FAT 8g; CHOL 0mg;
SODIUM 610mg; CARB 12g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 3g;
VIT A 35%; VIT C 45%; CALC 4%; IRON 6%

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Shopping List

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Add to your grocery list 2 tsp basil pesto

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 cup Alfredo sauce
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
Add to your grocery list 1/2 lb angel hair pasta
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup artichoke hearts (optional)
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp olive oil
Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp roasted garlic
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup roasted red peppers (optional)
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup seasoned croutons
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup sliced green olives

Add to your grocery list 4 plum tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 1 bag (8-10 oz) romaine salad blend

Add to your grocery list 1 lb ( 30-40 count) whole sea scallops

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list Italian bread
Add to your grocery list mini cannoli

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large sauté pan
  • large saucepan with lid
  • salad bowl, colander
  • tongs, cooking spoons
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils  
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Aprons Advice

Prepared basil pesto makes a great seasoning. Use it in place of basil or Italian herbs.
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