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linguine with scallops, basil and fresh tomatoes.

a recipe by
Peggy Sokol
Meriden, CT

I went to this restaurant back in the 80's and had this dish...I went home and duplicated it to perfection. Great dish for entertaining.

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For linguine with scallops, basil and fresh tomatoes.

  • 1 lb
    linguine pasta
  • 2 lb
    sea scallops
  • 3
    fresh tomatoes diced
  • 8 oz
    fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 c
    white wine; white zinfandel can be used also
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 8 clove
    fresh garlic, peeled and minced
  • fresh or jarred parmesan cheese

How To Make linguine with scallops, basil and fresh tomatoes.

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to directions.
  • 2
    While pasta is cooking, saute garlic in olive oil until lightly golden (4 minutes on medium low heat)
  • 3
    Add mushrooms and saute until mushrooms are turning soft (about 5 minutes on medium heat)
  • 4
    Add Scallops and wine and cook until opaque. Add tomatoes and basil and toss. Pour over cooked linquine and toss until blended. Sprinkle with fresh parmesan cheese. Have plenty of italian bread to sop up the juices. Enjoy!

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