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Scallops with Spinach Noodles Recipe

Audrey Thibodeau of Gilbert, Arizona writes, "This delightful dish lets the delicate taste of the scallops come through."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bay scallops
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 8 ounces spinach noodles
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Place scallops and milk in a bowl; set aside.
  • 2. In a saucepan, simmer tomatoes for 3 minutes. Remove tomatoes with a slotted spoon and set aside. Bring tomato liquid to a boil; cook, uncovered, until liquid is reduced by half. Add bay leaf, salt, pepper and tomatoes; set aside. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  • 3. Meanwhile, drain scallops; pat with paper towels until dry. Lightly coat scallops in flour.
  • 4. In a large skillet, cook scallops and garlic in butter until scallops are opaque, about 4 minutes. Discard bay leaf; add to scallops. Drain noodles; toss with scallops. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 397 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.