Recipe: Sea Scallops with Minty Pea Puree

Peas offer a natural sweetness and tang

Recipe: Sea Scallops with Minty Pea Puree

Quick to prepare, nutritious, and delicious, this dish will please a crowd or make a perfect dinner for two.

Who doesn’t love surf and turf? We’ve taken that concept to a whole new level. Our Scallops with Minty Pea Puree combines treasures from land and sea, and the result is a dish that’s as elegant as it is simple, and as flavorful as it is nourishing. Fresh scallops, with their velvety texture and umami flavor, form the base of this dish. The pea purée, with a sublime combination of peas, mint, shallots, and lemon zest, is the perfect partner, offering natural sweetness and tang that dances on the tongue. If you’re a fan of protein, B vitamins, and phytonutrients, you’ve hit the jackpot with this dish, but your taste buds will be the biggest winners. Quick to prepare, nutritious, and delicious, this dish will please a crowd or make a perfect dinner for two.

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2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 shallots, chopped
10 ounces frozen peas
1/4 plus 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
8 leaves fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
12 ounces medium-large sea scallops

Instructions

Yields 4 servings

Calories 211

Total fat 8.3 g

Saturated fat 1.1 g

Protein 23.5 g

Carbohydrate 10 g

Dietary fiber 3.3 g

Sugar 3.6 g

Added sugar 0 g

Cholesterol 45.1 mg

Sodium 522 mg

Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness

 

Source; https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2017/05/recipe-sea-scallops-with-minty-pea-puree/

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