Quick Scallops and Spaghetti

Recipe by Nado2003
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook spaghetti per package instruction while preparing the scallops.
  • (Drain spaghetti and reserve about 1 cup of pasta water).
  • While spaghetti is cooking, heat skillet on medium high. Add olive oil and heat about 1 minute.
  • Add garlic and black pepper, saute for about 45 seconds, do not brown.
  • Add scallops and cook until opaque (about 5 minutes).
  • Remove scallops to a bowl with slotted spoon.
  • Add onion and cook until softened (add a ladle or about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of pasta water to skillet to make sauce).
  • Once onion pieces are clear and soft, squeeze in the juice of one large lemon.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Drain and put hot spaghetti in a large bowl, immediately pour the skillet of scallops on top of the spaghetti, add chopped parsley and toss to mix.
  • Serve immediately, can add lemon, parsley or red pepper to taste.
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