Creamy Pasta With Scallops & Brussels Sprouts Recipe

This creamy pasta dish combines tender scallops and roasted Brussels sprouts for a delicious and satisfying meal. The scallops are seared to perfection and then tossed with al dente pasta in a creamy sauce made with garlic, Parmesan cheese, and a touch of lemon zest. The roasted Brussels sprouts add a nutty flavor and a pop of color to the dish. This recipe is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy weeknight dinner.

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Ingredients for Creamy Pasta With Scallops & Brussels Sprouts Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Scallops
  • 2 ounce Pasta
  • 1/4 pound Brussels Sprouts, Halved
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 0.13 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 Zest Lemon
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Fresh Parsley For Garnish

Directions: Creamy Pasta With Scallops & Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F and roast the Brussels sprouts until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 2.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat and sear the scallops until golden brown on both sides.
  • STEP 4.Remove the scallops from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 5.In the same skillet, melt butter and sauté garlic until fragrant.
  • STEP 6.Add heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and lemon zest to the skillet and stir until the sauce thickens.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked pasta, roasted Brussels sprouts, and seared scallops to the skillet and toss until well coated in the creamy sauce.
  • STEP 8.Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 9.Serve the creamy pasta with scallops and Brussels sprouts hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the scallops dry before searing to ensure a nice golden crust.
  • Roasting the Brussels sprouts adds a delicious caramelized flavor to the dish.
  • For extra flavor, you can add a splash of white wine to the sauce.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pasta in a skillet with a splash of cream or milk to keep it creamy.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice before serving to brighten the flavors.
Nutrition
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684
calories per serving
12 g Fat22 g Protein141 g Carbs39 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Carbs
    141g
  • Fiber
    39g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    141g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Fiber
    39g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1056mg
  • Iron
    52mg
  • Vitamin A
    927mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    2mg
  • Vitamin B9
    348mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    189mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    216mg
  • Manganese
    11mg
  • Phosphorus
    355mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp