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Scallops with Pesto Cream Sauce

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"This delicious scallop dish only takes a few minutes to make and is to die for. Serve the scallops as they are or with some crusty bread, rice, or pasta."
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15 m servings 389
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Season scallops with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat and add scallops. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side. Add pesto and capers; mix well. Stir in heavy cream and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and serve.


  • The magazine version of this recipe uses 1 tablespoon flour, 2 tablespoons pesto, and 2 tablespoons capers.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 389 calories; 30.8 5 23 145 430 Full nutrition

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It''s a wonderful surprise when you find a recipe that's this easy and tastes like you might find it at a fine French restaurant. My wife and I just had a lovely dinner of the scallops with pes...

This is FANTASTIC ! Make it exactly as the recipe call for. You will make it again.

No changes. Excellent

The sauce was delicious.. Thank you!

Amazingly delicious

This was delicious and super easy. Followed the recipe exactly.

It was so good. My family. Said this recipe is a keeper.

I made no changes and it was to die for. I will make this every time. Oh so delicious and rich. Yum Yum and Yum!

Rich and bold indeed. I liked overall recipe and ease of instructions. Myself, knowing me will tweek the dish to some degree of heat (likely habanero or jalapeno pesto based). I'm from the South...