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Scallops Florentine

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Category: Main Dish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 3 oz Parmesan cheese
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • 1 1/4 lb Fresh spinach, stems
  • -cut off and reserved
  • 1/2 c Unsalted butter
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 c Whipping cream
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/2 ts White pepper
  • 1 1/4 lb Bay scallops,
  • -rinsed and drained
  • 8 oz Shell or small pasta,
  • -al dente and drained


Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 425.

Mince spinach stems and garlic in food processor.

Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium low heat. Stir in garlic
mixture and saute until spinach stems are very soft (about 8 minutes).
Add whipping cream and simmer until reduced by half (about 5 minutes).

Coarsely chop spinach leaves in processor in batches using off on turns.
Add to cream mixture with nutmeg and pepper. Increase heat to high and
cook until spinach is heated through about 3 minutes. remove from heat.
Stir in scallops and pasta. transfer to shallow 4 quart baking dish.
Sprinkle with reserved parmesan cheese over top. Bake until scallops
are just opaque, about 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately.

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