Project Description

Creamy Garlic Scallop Spaghetti with Bacon

Ingredients

  • ¾ pound dry spaghetti
  • 4 slices crisp cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 pound medium sized scallops
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 cup low sodium seafood stock, or chicken stock
  • 1½ cups whipping cream
  • 2 large tomatoes, center pulp removed and diced small.
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Cook the dry spaghetti to al dente in salted water and drain.
  2. Crisp cook the bacon in a large sauté pan and roughly chop it. Set aside.
  3. Season the scallops with salt and pepper and pan sear them in the bacon fat for only about 1½ to 2 minutes per side and set aside with the bacon.
  4. Drain the bacon fat from the pan and add the olive oil and garlic; cook for only a minute to slightly soften the garlic.
  5. Add the white wine and seafood stock and simmer quickly for a few minutes until the liquid has reduced by about ⅓. Add the cream and simmer for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper if needed, then add the bacon, tomatoes and the scallops to the sauce. Simmer for only a minute or two to warm the scallops through before adding the cooked pasta and Parmesan cheese.
  7. Toss together the pasta and sauce very well before serving.

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