Simple Pasta with Leeks and Scallops
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FrugalCat December 21, 2020
I used the little bay scallops (much cheaper!) and shell pasta. The perfect forkful is a pasta shell with a scallop perfectly snuggled inside!
babswool September 28, 2020
Love this recipe - make it often. I too leave out the cheese and let whoever wants it to sprinkle on top of their individual serving.
bette April 13, 2020
Loved this...next time I would add more leeks..they really cook down and tho rich, better to have more than not enough!
Susan B. January 15, 2020
Exceptional dish! Here’s one tip for improvement that I haven’t seen in the comments and made it extra special: after the scallops are done, deglaze that pan with a bit of the wine. Strain to get a clean sauce and then pour over the plated dish. Perfection.
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Excellent recipe - delicious meal. I used Israeli Couscous instead of pasta and a tablespoon of lemon juice instead of the zest (adding it at the same time as the cheese).
haven B. April 2, 2015
I added asparagus for a seasonal twist. Incredibly delicious. Thanks for a technique lesson in carmelizing leeks; I can imagine this in many applications.
Muriel E. January 31, 2015
Loved it but the next time I will try it with cappellini - we felt that the toothy linquine overwhelmed the scallops a bit.
Muriel E. January 31, 2015
We enjoyed it and will make it again - but the next time with cappellini since we felt that the linguine overwhelmed the scallops.
Skyler23 May 23, 2014
This was unbelievably delicious. I followed the recipe closely but omitted the cheese (not fond of fish and dairy) my husband grated some onto his serving so we were both happy. This one's a keeper!
Lex N. April 7, 2014
Just made this tonight, and it was great! Next time I would stir in the leeks, THEN add the cheese and stir into the pasta so they don't make cheesy leek clumps. But overall, this was fantastic. Very tasty and light!
Irene Q. October 29, 2013
I made this a month ago. I some how missed placed recipe. I finally found it. Can't wait to make again. A ten in my recipe book.
Jen A. March 7, 2013
can i alternate the white wine with red or vodka?
fiveandspice March 7, 2013
Yes, I think you could. The red wine, of course, would change the color a bit, but I'd think the flavor of either would be nice.
walkie74 January 25, 2013
This beats the tar out of my usual recipe involving cream of mushroom soup and scallops. Way healthier, and probably tastes better too :)
darksideofthespoon January 24, 2013
I want to eat this. Now. D:
healthierkitchen January 24, 2013
Great recipe! I love caramelizing leeks!
Droplet October 5, 2011
I like how simple yet ellegant this is. I happen to also like raw leeks and thought it can also make a nice salad variation with some other pasta shape .Thanks for the idea.
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