Mmmmmm! Doesn’t this look good? My husband made this for dinner last night. Baked scallops with some butter and parsley flakes. It only took 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to bake. He also made acorn squash with a hint of brown sugar and butter, so soft and yummy. While the oven was hot he baked fresh sweet potatoes too! Such a great and healthy meal. Did I ever tell you who the real cook is in our family? I am the baker!
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Baked Sea Scallops
Sea scallops are baked with butter and basil and parsley.
- 2 lbs fresh sea scallops
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dried leaf basil, crumbled
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Wash sea scallops in cold water; put on paper towels and pat with paper towels to dry thoroughly. Place sea scallops in a large, lightly buttered baking dish in a single layer; dot with butter. Sprinkle sea scallops with parsley, dried basil, salt, and pepper. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes; stir to coat with butter and herbs and bake an additional 20 minutes. Serve with butter and herb sauce from baking dish and hot cooked rice or small pasta.
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Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 32.2 g
Saturated Fat 20 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 1747 mg
Total Carbohydrates 27.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 1.7 g
Protein 31.5 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.