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Linguine with Bacon and Scallops
Slow Cooker Crock Pot
green or red bell peppers (capsicums), cored, seeded, and chopped
cloves garlic, finely chopped
red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
whole bay scallops, or quartered sea scallops
linguine or other noodle shape, cooked according to the package directions and drained
How to Make Linguine with Bacon and Scallops
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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