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Penne with Smothered Scallops, Tomato, Basil

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Category: Main Dish, Shellfish, Italian, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 8 Tomatoes - large, ripe OR
  • 2 cn Roma tomatoes
  • 1 lb Scallops
  • 1 tb Garlic - chopped fine
  • 1 ts Salr
  • 1 lb Dried penne
  • 2 tb Italian parsley
  • 1/3 c Olive oil
  • 1/4 ts Crushed chilli pepper
  • 1 ts Lemon zest - grated
  • 1/2 c Fresh basil leaves
  • 4 tb Parmesan cheese - grated


Drop tomatoes, briefly into boiling water to loosen skins and peel. Remove
most seeds and chop coarsely. Slice scallops into thin rounds about
1/4-inch thick and place in bowl with lemon rind. Saute garlic in oil until
pale golden and add the tomatoes, salt and hot pepper flakes. Simmer for 5
minutes. Boil a large pot of water, add salt and pasta. Cook for 7 to 9
minutes, until barely done. Drain and immediately add to sauce. Add basil,
chopped parsley and scallops. Cover pot tightly and remove from heat. Let
stand 4 minutes to cook scallops. Remove lid, stir in Parmesan and serve.

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