Bowtie Salad With Scallops,black Olives,oranges, And Mint Recipe

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Bowtie Salad with Scallops,Black Olives,Oranges, and Mint

Jamallah Bergman

By
@pmyodb1

A pretty unique and refreshing salad on a summer afternoon or heck any afternoon.


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Serves:

4 servings

Ingredients

3/4 lb
bow-tie pasta, uncooked
1 lb
sea scallops
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
fresh-ground black pepper
5 Tbsp
olive oil
2
navel oranges
1 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1/2 c
kalamata or other black olives,pitted
1/2 small
red onion
6 Tbsp
chopped fresh mint

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot of boiling salted water,cook the bowties until just done, about 15 minutes. Drain,rinse with cold water and drain thoroughly.
2
Meanwhile, season the scallops with 1/4 tsp of salt and 1/8 tsp of the pepper. In a large nonstick frying pan, heat 1 tbsp of the oil over moderately high heat. Sear the scallops, in two batches if necessary, until brown and just done, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Let cool.
3
Using a stainless steel knife, peel the oranges down to the flesh,removing all of the white pit. Cut the sections away from the membranes and put them in a large glass or stainless steel bowl. Squeeze the juice from the membrane into the bowl. Add the remaining 4 tbsp oil, the lemon juice,olives,onions,mint,and the remaining 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Stir to combine. Add the pasta and scallops and stir again.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Pasta Salads, Seafood, Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy