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linguine with bacon and scallops

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a recipe by
Jackie Brink
norfolk, NE

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★★★★★ 1
serves 4 to 6
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For linguine with bacon and scallops

  • 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

  • 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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