Scallop and Tomato Sauté

Serve this speedy sauté over angel hair pasta with a green salad and crusty bread.


4 servings (serving size: about 5 scallops, about 1/2 cup sauce, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 237
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 31.4 g
Carbohydrate 14.3 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 742 mg
Calcium 147 mg


2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 pounds large sea scallops
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon capers
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallops to pan, and cook 2 minutes on each side. Remove scallops from pan; keep warm.

Add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute or until lightly browned. Drain and discard 1/2 cup liquid from tomatoes. Add tomatoes and remaining liquid to pan, crushing tomatoes slightly with a spoon; cook 2 minutes. Add wine and next 7 ingredients (through black pepper); bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes.

Add scallops to pan; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese.