Linguini with Bacon and Scallops


This linguine with scallops is a quick, healthy meal. Good enough for holidays or guests! Tastes best with fresh scallops. Most of the prep can be done while the water boils and pasta cooks. Quick and easy.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
24 mins
Total Time:
49 mins


  • 1 pound linguine

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 6 slices bacon, diced

  • 1 pound sea scallops, halved horizontally

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup dry white wine

  • cup chopped Italian parsley

  • 1 pinch lemon zest, or more to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to bite, about 11 minutes; Drain.

  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat; Cook and stir onion and bacon until onion is tender and bacon is crisp, about 6 minutes. Add scallops, garlic, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and salt; Cook and stir until scallops are cooked through, about 1 minute. Stir in wine; cook for 1 minute.

  3. Remove the skillet from heat and stir parsley into scallop mixture. Top linguine with scallop mixture and garnish with lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

485 Calories
12g Fat
66g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 485
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 688mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 492mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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