Scallops and Spinach over Pasta

Scallops and Spinach over Pasta


"This is one of my New England favorites. This tasty recipe is delicious , low in fat, and well balanced."


1 h servings 228 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 228 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a medium skillet, saute spinach in olive oil until heated through. Add lemon juice, garlic powder and water.
  3. Add scallops and cook for 3 minutes or until done. Be careful not to overcook. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place strained spaghetti in dish and place the scallops and sauce on top. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.
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  1. 33 Ratings


Enjoyed this. Made some changes though. I sauteed sea scallops(halved) seasoned with salt and pepper in butter. Then I sauteed the spinach in olive oil and garlic,fresh ground pepper, added a c...

This is wonderful! I used fresh spinach and added tomatoes and onions, sauteeing some garlic in the oil before adding the scallops. Really good, and pretty too!

I agree, this recipe lacked flavor. I added sliced portabello and crimini mushrooms and served it over cheese tortellinis, which helped a bit. I would suggest Not sauteing the spinach - it makes...

This was okay. Although I really try to follow the original recipe as often as possible, I really couldn't resist some of the top reviewer's suggestions. So, I put a package of fresh baby spinac...

i used whipping cream instead of water. it was ammazing!!!!!

Great recipe, however I did have to doctor the recipe for more flavor. I added butter and sauted the scallops and spinach separately. I didn't add the water as the scallops and spinach both had...

A delicious - quick, easy, healthy dinner! I defrosted frozen scallops & leaf spinach in microwave while pasta water was boiling - Then sauteed with garlic, shallots, lemon juice, a few chopped...

Good recipe but I added a few things - little red pepper flake for some zing and added a little butter at the end to make sauce a little more special

I agree that this recipe lacked flavor. I used minced garlic, but next time I would use only fresh garlic and possibly fresh spinach.