Scallops and Spinach With Parmesan Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Delicious! The spinach wilts as the sauce is drizzled over. The hot/cold mix makes a nice texture. Changed to our tastes from B H & G.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Divide spinach among four individual plates.
  3. Arrange tomatoes on top of spinach, set aside.
  4. Arrange scallops on the unheated rack of a broiler pan, set aside.
  5. Melt butter or margarine in a small saucepan, stir in garlic and pepper.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Brush half of the butter mixture on scallops.
  8. Broil scallops 4 inches from heat for 8 minutes or till opaque, turning once.
  9. It desired, for easier turning, thread scallops on metal skewers before broiling.
  10. Meanwhile, return saucepan to heat, whisk flour into remaining butter mixture.
  11. Add half and half or light cream and cheese, cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
  12. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
  13. Arrange scallops on top of tomatoes and spinach on plates, drizzle with sauce.
  14. Serve at once.
Most Helpful

VERY good....VERY rich! Followed this recipe to the letter but added sauteed baby bella mushrooms. Yummy! Nice serving it over uncooked rice/tomatoes. VERY rich! Almost like a rich alfredo. EVeryone loved it.

RedVinoGirl December 10, 2009

Derf... this was absolutely delicious. The first time I've made scallops myself and a very easy and delicious recipe. I followed the recipe exactly except for adding some sauteed portabello mushrooms to the sauce before serving. YUM! Thank you!

Che~Sara` April 30, 2005