Food for Fuel: Pasta with Scallops, Zucchini, and Tomatoes

December 23, 2008 at 11:14 am | Posted in Food, Nutrition, Pasta, Seafood | 2 Comments

My goodness I love Super Target! Last time I went and picked up the ingredients for the life-changing chowder, I also found a bag of Archer Farms frozen Patagonian scallops. I’ve never cooked scallops, mostly because I can never find them or if I do, they’re much too expensive. They had bay scallops too, but they were twice the price of these:

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Every once in a while, I’ll see a really great-looking recipe and put it in the Google doc where I keep most of my recipes. I found this one quite a while ago, and finally got to try it last night. I used less oil, whole wheat fettucine, added some sliced kalamata olives, and threw in a chopped up Babybel Light cheese for fun. It was a wonderful, fast meal, which I need this week (or at least for the first few days of this week).

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Nutrition of this Meal

This meal contains 9 ingredients on the World’s Healthiest Foods list:

  • Garlic
  • Olives
  • Summer squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Scallops
  • Low-fat cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Whole wheat
  • Basil
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  1. Yummy!

  2. […] olive oil, so the red pepper flakes helped enhance the flavor a little. I also added some of my frozen Patagonian scallops and sliced mushrooms. On the side, I roasted […]


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