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  • Scallops With Linguine and Spinach by deewee

    this is not a copykat but it should be!!!!soooooo delicious! surely something like it is being cooked somewhere in an upscale restraunt!

    Scallops With Linguine and Spinach

    2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
    1 and 1/2 cups onion, finely chopped
    2 tablespoons garlic, minced
    1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    1 cup red bell pepper, slivered
    1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
    1 tablespoon brown sugar
    1 tablespoon lemon zest, minced
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon black pepper
    3/4 pound cooked linguine
    1 bag of fresh spinach
    1/3 cup feta cheese, coarsely chopped
    1 and 1/2 pounds previously cooked scallops
    1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled

    Heat oil in 12 inch heavy skillet on medium low heat til hot. Add onion, garlic, cayenne, and bell pepper; cook uncovered until tender about 10 minutes. Add lemon juice, broun sugar, zest, salt and pepper; heat one minute.
    While preparing onion/pepper mixture, bring a large pot of water to a boil; salt to taste. Cook pasta til tender, 8 to 10 minutes. About one minute before pasta is cooked, add spinach. Drain pasta and spinach and place in a large serving bowl. Add onion pepper mixture and toss to coat. Taste and adjust seasonings. Add previously cooked and warmed scallops to pasta and sprinkle with feta cheese.

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    I have scallops in the freezer and this looks like a great recipe to make them with.............thanks!!