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Lemon Scallop Linguine Recipe

Lemon Scallop Linguine Recipe

As I explored new ways of combining foods I love this new recipe turn out light and satisfying. With guests, I serve it in scallop shells with bright mixed vegetables and dinner rolls. It is an elegant easy luncheon or dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 pound bay scallops
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • Pinch pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Mminced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion in butter over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden. Add the scallops, lemon-pepper and pepper. Cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until scallops are firm and opaque.
  • 2. Add the lemon juice; cook 1 minute longer. Drain the linguine; toss the scallop mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 cups) equals 510 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 479 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.