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Scallop-Spinach Spread

Scallop-Spinach Spread

Recipe published in Coastal Living magazine Dec/Jan 2010

  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Prep time:7 Minutes
  • Cook time:23 Minutes


  • 12 ounce(s) Bay or sea scallops
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon(s) Seafood seasoning, divided
  • 2 teaspoon(s) Butter
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese Softened
  • 1/2 cup(s) Sour cream
  • 1/2 cup(s) Shredded Swiss or white Cheddar cheese
  • 1 10 oz pkg frozen chopped spinach Thawed and squeezed dry
  • Seafood seasoning Optional
  • cilantro


1. Sprinkle scallops with 3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; sauté scallops 3 minutes or until opaque. Remove scallops with a slotted spoon. Finely chop when cool enough to handle.

2. Beat cream cheese and sour cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add cheese, remaining 3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning, and spinach. Beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in scallops.

3. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 4-cup baking dish. Sprinkle with seafood seasoning if desired. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Makes 3-1/2 cups.

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