Scallops With Linguine And Spinach Recipe

Scallops With Linguine And Spinach picture

Summary

Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped onion1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Slivered red bell pepper1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced garlic2 Tablespoon
 Ground red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Fresh lemon juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Minced lemon peel1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Uncooked linguine3⁄4 Pound
 Frozen chopped spinach10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
 Cooked scallops1 1⁄2 Pound
 Feta cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), coarsely crumbled

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 649 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 126.1 mg

Sodium 1144.1 mg47.7%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.3%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 51 g102.5%

Vitamin A 136% Vitamin C 68.9%

Calcium 19.5% Iron 25.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) In a large heavy skillet, over medium-low heat, sauté onion, bell pepper, garlic and ground red pepper in hot oil for about 10 minutes, uncovered, until the vegetables are tender.
2) Stir in lemon juice, brown sugar, lemon peel, salt and black pepper and cook for 1 minute.
3) In the meantime, cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes until soft and add in spinach about one minute before the end of cooking time.
4) Drain pasta and spinach well and transfer the mixture to a large, warm serving bowl.
5) Pour onion mixture over and stir well to coat.
6) Add salt and pepper to taste and then stir in warmed scallops.

SERVING
7) Add feta cheese and serve hot.
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