Linguine with Bacon and Scallops

Linguine With Bacon And Scallops Recipe

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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

  • 1Fry 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.
  • 2Saute 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.
  • 3Add 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