Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I had a version of this at a retaurant and had to create it at home when the chef wouldn't give me the recipe. I think it turned out delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon in medium saucepan 5 minutes.
  2. Dredge scallops in flour.
  3. Place scallops in pan and cook approximately 5 minutes.
  4. Remove bacon and scallops and set aside.
  5. Drain bacon grease, leaving 1-2 tbls in pan to sautee vegetables.
  6. Add ingredients red pepper to garlic, saute for two minutes then deglaze pan with wine and reduce by more than half.
  7. Add cream and reduce until thickened, add scallops and bacon back to pan, and cheese.
  8. Toss with fettucini and add freshly ground black pepper to taste.


Most Helpful

I've nerver heard my husband praise a meal as much as he did this one. We have eaten Scallop carbonara in the pastin a restaurant. but never heard him praise it as much. I was told that this is a must do recipe in the future.

goupil October 20, 2012

Made this for Valentine's day. Fabulous! My first try at scallops in anything - and it turned out perfectly! Next night's leftovers and the kids nearly finished it all up...mushrooms, and all. That's saying a lot :)

wedrinktea'ere February 16, 2012

I just made this dish for my wife and I. I have always been a lover of carbonara, and this is the best I have ever tasted!

Thank you so much!

Spillproof August 18, 2011

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