Scallops Florentine Pasta

6
Jeanne Collins

By
@jeannekc

I had some scallops that needed using up and a really good chicken recipe so I decided why not make it with the scallops? It turned out so good, it's now replaced the chicken version in my often fixed category!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1-2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/4 lb
    scallops per person to be served
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/3 pt
    grape or cherry tomatoes per person to be served
  • ·
    large handful of baby spinach per person to be served
  • 3 sprig(s)
    fresh basil cut into ribbons per person to be served
  • 1/2 c
    medium pasta shells per person to be served
  • ·
    parmesan cheese grated or shaved

How to Make Scallops Florentine Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to directions to al dente
  2. Saute scallops in olive oil till cooked through and set aside.
  3. Saute garlic in olive oil constantly stirring it around so it doesn't burn. Once caramelized, add white wine, chicken broth and fresh basil. Let it cook down to half volume
  4. While the wine mixture is cooking down, slice the tomatoes in half. Once the wine mix is cooked down in half, add tomatoes, spinach and cooked pasta to the pan and toss to wilt the spinach and warm the tomatoes. Add grated parmesan to taste.
  5. Serve and top with more grated parmesan.

Printable Recipe Card

About Scallops Florentine Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta Seafood
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



Show 3 Comments & Reviews

What To Make With a Brick of Cream Cheese

What To Make With a Brick of Cream Cheese


Cream cheese can be used for so much more than just adding a schmear to a toasted bagel. You can’t make a New York-style cheesecake without it. Cream cheese makes macaroni and cheese even creamier. When sweetened, it’s the best frosting. But those aren’t the only ways to cook or bake with cream cheese. Breakfast, […]

12 Simple Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

12 Simple Oatmeal Cookie Recipes


A container of oatmeal always seems to be in the pantry. While it’s a hearty breakfast, oatmeal can be used for baking too! Oatmeal cookies are easy to make and very versatile based on your taste buds. They can be soft or crisp. Mix raisins, chocolate chips, or even peanut butter into the batter and […]

10 Greasy Food Recipes Better Than Delivery

10 Greasy Food Recipes Better Than Delivery


We say we avoid it, but secretly we all love greasy food. After a night out enjoying a few drinks or when it’s been a hard day and you just want comfort food, a greasy meal makes everything better. Cheesy pizza… nachos… loaded fries… sometimes you just need to go for it and say calories […]