Linguini With Scallops, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by dicentra

This is from my Food and Wine One Dish Meals cookbook. My hunny is going to love this! I like it because it is just so simple. Use less red pepper flakes if you don’t like spicy. Shrimp would work in place of the scallops.

Top Review by Tammi Dongieux

Loads of flavor I put my scallops in the broiler with olive oil & they came out perfectly.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oven to 350. Toast the pine nuts in the oven until golden brown, about 8 minutes.
  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the linguini until just done, about 12 minutes. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick frying pan over moderately high heat until very hot.
  4. Put the scallops in the pan and sear until brown on the bottom, 1-2 minutes.
  5. Turn and sear until brown on the other side, 1-2 minutes longer. Remove the scallops and cut them into quarters.
  6. In the same pan, heat the remaining 5 tablespoons of oil over moderate heat.
  7. Add the tomatoes, garlic, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  8. Toss with the pasta, scallops, pine nuts and the remaining parsley. Add salt to taste.

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