Scallop and Pasta with Fresh Herbs

Featured by Eos Estate Winery - Cupa Grandis in the Platinum Wine Club.
Scallop and Pasta with Fresh Herbs

Description

These scallops turn out delicate and buttery that compliment the pasta and herbs beautifully. Serve a chilled Sauvignon Blanc for the perfect match.

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 12 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients


• 6 oz fettuccine pasta
• 2 tbsp finely chopped shallots
• 3 tbsp Sauvignon Blanc
• 1 tsp lemon zest
• 3/4 cup cream
• 2 tsp lemon juice
• salt and pepper
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 1/2 lb fresh scallops
• 1 1/2 tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped
• 2 tbsp chives, chopped
• 3/4 lb mixed salad greens
• 1 cup seeded and diced tomato

Dressing:
• 1/2 cup olive oil
• 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
• 3/4 tsp salt and freshly ground pepper, combined

Instructions


Cook pasta in boiling, salted water. Drain and rinse under cold water. Place shallots, wine, lemon zest and cream in a saucepan. Cook until mixture is slightly reduced and thickened. Add the pasta and lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Set aside covered.

Heat the olive oil in a non-stick sauté pan and quickly sear scallops about 1 minute on each side until nicely browned. Mix all of the ingredients for the dressing together and pour half of it over the hot scallops and sprinkle half of the herbs over them as well.

Place dressed greens on the center of each plate and divide the sauced pasta over the greens Place the scallops on top and sprinkle with the diced tomato and remaining herbs.



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