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!
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Baked Sea Scallops

Sea scallops are baked with butter and basil and parsley.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: scallops
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Intermediate
Servings: 6
Calories: 537.1kcal
Author: Marilyn


  • 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.


For more Meatless Meal ideas see Meatless Friday Meals During Lent
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Serving: 1g | Calories: 537.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.2g | Protein: 31.5g | Fat: 32.2g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 1747mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 1.7g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg