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Scallops with Spaghetti Recipe

Scallops with Spaghetti Recipe

"My mom used to serve this speedy stir-fry when I was young," shares Susan D'Amore of West Chester, Pennsylvania. "Now it's one of my family's most-requested dinners. It tastes great with shrimp, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7 ounces) spaghetti
  • 1 pound sea scallops
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned carrots
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen French-style green beans, thawed
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet or wok, stir-fry scallops and garlic in oil and butter for 5 minutes or until scallops are opaque; remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, stir-fry the carrots, beans and red pepper until crisp-tender. Stir in the lemon juice, parsley, basil, salt and pepper. Drain spaghetti. Add scallops and spaghetti to the vegetable mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 422 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 383mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 5g fiber), 27g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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