Linguine with Scallops, Zucchini and Tomatoes

    Linguine with Scallops, Zucchini and Tomatoes

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    Linguine with Scallops, Zucchini and Tomatoes

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    Fresh scallops, chopped tomatoes and fresh basil are added to pan fried garlic and zucchini, then served with linguine for a delish seafood pasta. Serve as a main course for 4 or as a starter for 6. As an alternative pasta try fettuccine or spaghetti.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1 x 500g packet linguine pasta
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 2 medium zucchini, diced
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon cried crushed chilli flakes
    • a cup of chopped fresh basil leaves
    • 4 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
    • 500g scallops
    • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. In a large saucepan of boiling salted water cook pasta as packet directs until al dente. Drain and keep warm.
    2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan heat oil, add garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
    3. Add the zucchini, salt and chilli flakes and fry,stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
    4. Add the tomatoes,scallops and fresh basil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until scallops are opaque.
    5. Serve over cooked pasta with the Parmesan cheese.
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    I was really exited to make this recipe because my bf loves scallops. The pasta ended up with no flavor. I kept adding cumin and salt and pepper nothing really changed. The food went to waste.  -  15 Jan 2011

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    This was an OK recipe as it stands but needed more flavor. I made it a second time to see if I could spruce it up. It was awesome. I added 1/2 cup of white wine, 2 tablespoons butter, jumbo shrimp and little neck steamers (in their shells).  -  10 Aug 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    105

    This is an absolutely delicious meal and its just beautiful to look at. It has wonderful texture. Definiely use FRESH Basil. I also added shrimp. After the pasta was cooked I sauteed it in a couple tablespoons of olive oil and minced garlic and tossed the pasta in with the sauce and let it simmer for 5 minutes to soak in the flavors. Its a gorgeous looking dish and so tasty. A perfect summer meal and I'm sure I'll make this quick meal during the Christmas shopping season. Its comfort food also. Hope I can find fresh basil during the winter months.  -  23 Aug 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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