Linguine with Bacon and Scallops

Linguine With Bacon And Scallops

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Jackie Brink

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Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4 to 6
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 4
    strips bacon
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 1-2
    green or red bell peppers (capsicums), cored, seeded, and chopped
  • 2-4
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
  • 12 oz
    whole bay scallops, or quartered sea scallops
  • 1 lb
    linguine or other noodle shape, cooked according to the package directions and drained

How to Make Linguine with Bacon and Scallops

Step-by-Step

  1. Fry the bacon in a large heavy skillet until crisp. Drain on paper
    towels and cut into 1-inch (2 cm) pieces. Discard the bacon fat
    and heat the olive oil in the same skillet over moderate heat.
  2. Saute the onion until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
    Add the bell pepper, garlic, and red pepper flakes and cook,
    stirring frequently, for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the scallops and bacon
    and cook over high heat until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes -
    do not over cook the scallops. Toss the cooked pasta with the
    scallop mixture and serve immediately.

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About Linguine with Bacon and Scallops

Course/Dish: Pasta Seafood
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian



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