Mediterranean-Herbed Scallops

20 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
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4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

This pasta dish is loaded with Mediterranean flavour. Tender sea scallops in a white wine-herb sauce with olives, feta and pasta - how's that for a 20-minute supper?

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  • Sprinkle scallops with pepper. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add scallops, spreading to form even layer in skillet; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or just until firm and browned on both sides. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
  • Add tomatoes and garlic to skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 1 min. Stir in wine, broth and olives; simmer 2 min. or until liquid is reduced by half.
  • Stir in 1 Tbsp. chives, mint and lime juice. Add scallops; stir. Simmer on low heat 1 min. or until heated through. Add pasta; toss to coat. Transfer to bowl; top with cheese and remaining chives.

How to Successfully Sear Scallops

In order for the scallops to brown (and not steam) in skillet, pat them dry with paper towels before cooking as directed.


Substitute fresh lemon juice for the lime juice.


If your skillet is not large enough to fit all the scallops in a single layer in skillet, cook scallops in batches.


  • 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
Calories 430
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 40 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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