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Scallops with Pesto

Written by Gryphon

Scallops with Pesto

Fast recipe that is truly divine. A lovely light snack or starter.
4.65 from 48 votes
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Course: Canapes, Starter
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Seafood
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 347kcal



  • cook the pasta according to the packets instructions
  • once the pasta is cooked, drain and keep put a lid on the pan to keep warm
  • Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook the scallops 4 minutes or until golden and barely opaque in centers.
  • Once cooked, move to a warm plate.
  • Remove skillet from heat, add pesto and cream and stir quickly to blend.
  • Spoon the sauce onto fusili and top with the scallops.


Add asparagus and or peas to the recipe for a different texture. Easy and gorgeous.


Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 601mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.2g