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Scallops with Basil and Tomato

Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup scallop mixture)
The delicate flavor of sweet scallops comes alive when they're tossed with fresh tomatoes and olive oil.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato (about 1 large)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon light butter
  • 1 pound sea scallops
  • Lemon wedges (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 154
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 19.8 g
  • carbohydrate 5.3 g
  • cholesterol 42 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 496 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallops, and cook 2 minutes on each side.

  3. Add tomato mixture to pan, and cook 1 minute, stirring gently, until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately with lemon wedges, if desired.

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