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    Seared Scallops With New Potatoes and Greens

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    43 mins

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    23 mins

    Dancer^'s Note:

    This warm salad makes for a quick, light supper. Be careful not to overcook the scallops, or they'll lose their subtle texture. If you can, make the lemon dressing earlier in the day to allow flavors to blend.

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    1. 1
      To make the dressing, in a blender or food processor, combine the tofu, lemon zest and juice, mustard, anchovy paste, garlic, salt, and pepper.
    2. 2
      Process until smooth.
    3. 3
      With the motor running, slowly add the extra-virgin olive oil.
    4. 4
      Cover and refrigerate until needed.
    5. 5
      Put the potatoes in a saucepan, add water to cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
    6. 6
      Reduce the heat to medium and cook uncovered, until the potatoes are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.
    7. 7
      Drain and let stand until just cool enough to handle.
    8. 8
      Cut each potato in half or quarters, if the potatoes are large.
    9. 9
      In a bowl, toss the potatoes gently with half of the dressing.
    10. 10
      Set aside and keep warm.
    11. 11
      Season the scallops with the salt and black pepper.
    12. 12
      In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
    13. 13
      Place the scallops in the hot pan and sear on one side until golden, about 1 minute.
    14. 14
      Turn and cook on the other side until the scallops begin to turn opaque at the center, about 1 to 2 minutes longer.
    15. 15
      Remove from the heat.
    16. 16
      To serve, toss the greens with the remaining dressing and divide among individual plates.
    17. 17
      Scatter the potatoes and scallops over the greens.
    18. 18
      Sprinkle with the chives and cracked pepper.
    19. 19
      Serve immediately.

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    Nutritional Facts for Seared Scallops With New Potatoes and Greens

    Serving Size: 1 (281 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 323.6
    Calories from Fat 103
    Total Fat 11.5 g
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    Cholesterol 47.7 mg
    Sodium 582.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 28.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    Sugars 1.2 g
    Protein 26.6 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    silken tofu

    mixed salad greens

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