Creamy Bacon Pasta With Coffee Spice Rubbed Scallops

cindy sandberg

By
@cindyLs

This is another "Mystery ingredient" challenge entry. I had a lot of fun brainstorming ideas for this one.


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Comments:

Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
I cannot wait to make this one again for all my seafood loving friends! The coffee really adds a wonderful (and surprising!) flavor to this stand-out dish.

Ingredients

PASTA

16 oz
spaghetti or angel hair pasta, cooked al dente
1 lb
bacon or pancetta, diced
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
3/4 c
parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 c
parsley or basil, chiffonade

SCALLOPS

2 lb
medium sized scallops
1 tsp
ground coffee
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
paprika
1/2 tsp
brown sugar
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
onion powder
1/8 tsp
coarse ground black pepper
1 pinch
corriander

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Perfect Pastas
Hashtags: #coffee, #scallops, #bacon