Prep 25 mins
Cook 35 mins
My wonderful mom turns 91 on July 11th and she is still a very independent lady, who loves to create her own recipes. She made this dish the other night, and it was delicious. She was so proud when I told her that I was going to share the recipe with everyone on Food.com.
- 1 (16 ounce) box small shell pasta (the tiny ones)
- 1 lb bay scallop
- 2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
- 1 (15 ounce) can white clam sauce
- 1 teaspoon dill weed
- 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
- parmesan cheese (optional)
- Boil a pot of water and cook the pasta shells as directed on the box.
- When done, drain the pasta shells and place the shells in a mixing bowl.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Line a baking dish with aluminum foil.
- Rinse the scallops and pat dry with paper towels.
- Place scallops in a bowl and toss with the olive oil.
- Remove the scallops to the lined baking dish and bake them in a 350 degree pre heated oven for about 15-20 minutes or until they are white in color.
- When the scallops are done, add them to the pasta shells and mix together with the white clam sauce and the dill weed.
- Turn out into a 9x13 baking dish and sprinkle the seasoned breadcrumbs all over the top.
- Bake for another 15 minutes.
- When done, you can sprinkle parmesan cheese over it if you wish.
Great recipe...I was concerned as the only white clam sauce I could find was the clear kind, not a creamy sauce and did not know if I had the right kind. But it tasted great and was light and satisfying!
This is an excellent recipe! I had to use the small macaroni from a box of Kraft Mac and Cheese as I didn't have the shells. I made a smaller amount because I only had 4 oz. of scallops. It was rich and creamy and had a great taste. I did use the optional parmesan cheese. Thanks for sharing. Made for PAC Fall 2011.