scallops and pasta
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A delicious Greek scallops and pasta dish!
Recipe type: Fish
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
  • 1lb (16 oz) Greek noodles, or similar long hollow pasta
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed/chopped
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 8 scallops, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil for topping
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Bring water to boil, and cook pasta for 10-12min, or until al dente.
  2. About 5min before the pasta is to be finished, add oil and garlic to pan and heat. Cook over med/high until oil is hot and garlic releases a nice fragrance.
  3. Add pine nuts and cook until they begin to brown.
  4. Add scallops and cook for 1-2min or until they begin to turn opaque.*
  5. Drain pasta and place back in pot.
  6. Empty pan with scallops into pot with pasta and mix well.
  7. Remove and place on separate plates
  8. Top with fresh basil and serve!
They cook quicker than you think. Just keep checking, if overdone, they can turn out rubbery
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at