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Pesto Vermicelli with Scallops

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

Enjoy a seafood dinner that tastes special but is so easy to make thanks to pesto prepared in advance. —Marilyn Lustgarten, Wentzville, Missouri
Pesto Vermicelli with Scallops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked vermicelli
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound bay scallops
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto

Directions

  1. Cook vermicelli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter, garlic powder, oregano and pepper over medium heat. Add scallops and wine; cook and stir for 5-6 minutes or until scallops are firm and opaque.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Stir in pesto; heat through. Drain vermicelli; add to skillet. Toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 478 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.

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