Pan-Seared Scallops on Linguine With Tomato-Cream Sauce

“A touch of cream gives this slightly tangy sauce a silky-smooth finish. Be sure to serve this dish with yummy-crust hot bread so you can sop up every drop of sauce. Found this in Cooking Light, January of 2003 but have not tried it yet.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium skillet; bring to a boil.
  2. Cook until reduced to 1/2 cup(about 5 mins).
  3. Drain mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, reserving liquid; discard solids.
  4. Return wine mixture to skillet.
  5. Add cream; cook over medium heat 1 minute.
  6. Add butter stirring until butter melts.
  7. Stir in tomato, cilantro, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  8. Add linguine; toss well.
  9. Cover and keep warm.
  10. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  11. Sprinkle scallops with 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  12. Arrange scallops in pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done.
  13. Add scallops to pasta mixture; toss gently to combine.
  14. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

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