Skip to main content
coupon codes
Best Meals 



Send a Meal Blog

Wednesday, February 29 2012

Not one but two shellfish favorites make this simple pasta dish a surefire winner.


Scallops and Shrimp with Linguine
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 6 main-dish servings.
Total Time: 35 mins
     pound  fresh or frozen sea scallops
    1/2  pound  fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells
     cups  fresh pea pods or 1 6-ounce package frozen pea pods
    1/2  cup  sliced green onion
     cloves  garlic, minced
     tablespoons  olive oil or cooking oil
     tablespoons  margarine or butter
     teaspoons  dried parsley flakes
     teaspoon  dried basil, crushed
    1/4  teaspoon  crushed red pepper
    1/4  cup  oil-pack dried tomatoes, drained and cut into thin strips , or 1 small tomato, seeded and chopped
    10  ounces  linguine, cooked and drained
     tablespoons  freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese (optional)

Thaw scallops and shrimp, if frozen. Cut scallops in half. Peel and devein shrimp. In a medium bowl combine scallops and shrimp; set aside. Thaw pea pods, if frozen. Cut in half; set aside. In a skillet cook onion and garlic in hot oil and margarine over medium-high heat for 30 seconds. Add half of the scallop-and-shrimp mixture,parsley, basil, and red pepper. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until scallops are opaque and shrimp turn pink. Remove scallop mixture with a slotted spoon; set aside. Repeat with remaining scallops and shrimp. Return all of the scallop mixture to skillet. Add pea pods and tomatoes. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. In a large bowl toss scallop mixture with linguine. To serve, transfer to a platter and sprinkle with cheese, if desired. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

Make ahead tip

Peel and devein the shrimp; cover tightly and refrigerate up to 4 hours before using.
Nutrition information
Calories 424, Total Fat 16 g, Cholesterol 72 mg, Sodium 244 mg, Carbohydrate 46 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 26 g. Daily Values: Iron 23%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
Posted by: Send a Meal AT 08:50 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email

Post comment
Email Address

(max 750 characters)
* Required Fields
Note: All comments are subject to approval. Your comment will not appear until it has been approved.