This pasta main dish is ready in just 40 minutes. Large sea scallops take center stage, served atop ruffled-edge pasta with a lemony mushroom, fennel, and kale mixture.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
40 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Thaw scallops if frozen. Rinse scallops; pat dry with paper towels. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

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  • Sprinkle scallops with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Heat 1 teaspoon of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add scallops; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until scallops are opaque, turning once. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Add another 1 teaspoon of the oil, the mushrooms, and garlic. Cook about 4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil, the kale, and fennel. Cook about 7 minutes more or just until kale and fennel are tender.

  • Remove skillet from heat and add wine. Return to heat. Add butter, parsley, lemon juice, and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt; stir to combine. Add the cooked pasta and the mushroom mixture to the butter mixture; toss to combine. Heat through. Divide pasta-mushroom mixture among four serving bowls. Place scallops on top of pasta-mushroom mixture.

Nutrition Facts

331 calories; protein 15.9g 32% DV; carbohydrates 42g 14% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugars 3.2g; fat 9.9g 15% DV; saturated fat 2.7g 14% DV; cholesterol 18.6mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 3753.4IU 75% DV; vitamin c 51.1mg 85% DV; folate 207.3mcg 52% DV; calcium 87.9mg 9% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 64.1mg 23% DV; potassium 699.9mg 20% DV; sodium 567.1mg 23% DV.