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Scallops with Vermicelli

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Category: Pasta, Seafood, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Bay scallops
  • 2 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tb Chopped parsley
  • 1 Onion; chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 tb Butter; divided
  • 1 1/2 c Canned Italian tomatoes;
  • -undrained & cut up
  • 2 tb Fresh basil; chopped -=OR=-
  • 1/2 ts -dried basil; crushed
  • 1/4 ts Dried oregano; crushed
  • 2 tb Heavy cream
  • 1 ds Nutmeg
  • 12 oz Uncooked vermicelli; hot &
  • -drained


Rinse scallops. Combine the scallops, lemon juice and parsley in a glass
dish. Cover and marinate in refrigerator while preparing sauce.

Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil and 1 Tbsp of the butter in a large
skillet over medium high heat until the onion is tender. Add the tomatoes
with juice, basil, oregano and thyme. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and
simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Drain scallops. Cook and stir scallops in the remaining 1 Tbsp of butter in
another large skillet over medium heat until the scallops are opaque, about
2 minutes. Add cream, nutmeg and tomatoe sauce.

Pour the sauce over vermicelli in a large bowl the toss gently to coat.
Garnish as desired.

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