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Seared Scallop and Asparagus Salad

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"Great starter for an elegant dinner party or a main course. Works well with many different dressings, but I prefer the balsamic. Enjoy!"
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20 m servings 503
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Beat 3/4 cup olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until smooth.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sear scallops and asparagus in hot oil until caramelizing, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  3. Put spinach in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle dressing over spinach and toss to coat; top with scallops and asparagus.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use whatever greens you prefer for the salad.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 503 calories; 43.9 12.3 18.9 34 517 Full nutrition

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This was really good. I cooked the asparagus separately for about 10 minutes with some organic butter and minced garlic. Once the asparagus was done I cooked the scallops in the same pan with a ...

There is a lot to be said for great food, prepared simply. This is an uncomplicated recipe. It relies solely upon the quality of the oil and vinegar, and the freshness of the scallops and the...

This dish is fantastic. I was a little nervous since this was my first time cooking scallops, however I followed the recipe exactly and it far exceeded my expectations! My husband actually told ...

Didn't change recipe a bit, it's perfect the way it is. Defiantly one of our new favorites, yummy!

Very unique idea but tasty and a nice change. I added some mushrooms in with the spinach and cooked the asparagus a bit before adding the scallops.