Seared Scallops with Parmesan Green Peas | Schnucks

Seared Scallops with Parmesan Green Peas

Dinner, Seafood

For quick meal ideas, Seared Scallops with Parmesan Green Peas tops the list. It has less than 350 calories and is ready in under 30 minutes.

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For quick meal ideas, Seared Scallops with Parmesan Green Peas tops the list. It has less than 350 calories and is ready in under 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 shallot, peeled and quartered
  • 1/4 cup grated or shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 4 strips bacon, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 lbs. sea scallops

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add peas and cook 2–3 minutes or until bright green. Set aside 3/4 cup of the peas.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the remaining 1 3/4 cup peas, the basil, shallot, 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/4-1/2 cup water. Cover and blend until nearly smooth. Pour into a bowl and stir in reserved peas.
  3. In a large skillet cook the bacon over medium heat 4–6 minutes or until the fat is rendered and bacon is crisp. Remove bacon and discard all but 2 tablespoons of the fat.
  4. Return pan with reserved fat to stove over medium-high heat. Once pan is hot, add scallops and cook 1–2 minutes per side or until crisp and opaque.
  5. Divide the pea mixture among 4 plates and evenly top with bacon, scallops and remaining Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

324 CALORIES Per Serving

FAT: 14G

SATURATED FAT: 5G

CHOLESTEROL: 64MG

SODIUM: 1131MG

CARBOHYDRATES: 18G

FIBER: 4G

SUGAR: 5G

PROTEIN: 31G

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