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Pan-Seared Scallops with Bacony Quinoa

 
One serving costs about $2.63 One serving costs about $2.63

$2.63 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:54%

Spoonacular Score: 54%

 

Pan-Seared Scallops with Bacony Quinoa might be just the main course you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 252 calories, 19g of protein, and 10g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4 and costs $2.63 per serving. It is brought to you by Foodista. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. A mixture of paprika, onion, center-cut bacon, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 50%, which is pretty good. Try Perfect Pan-Seared Scallops (with a Simple Pan Sauce), Pan-Seared Scallops, and Pan-Seared Scallops for similar recipes.

Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Chenin Blanc are great choices for Scallops. Chardonnay and chenin blanc are great matches for grilled or seared scallops. If your scallops are being matched with bacon or other cured meats, try a lightly chilled pinot noir. You could try Archery Summit Arcus Pinot Noir. Reviewers quite like it with a 5 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 59 dollars per bottle.

Archery Summit Arcus Pinot Noir

This bright red Pinot Noir boasts deep aromatics of rose petals, carnations, ripe raspberries, spice, minerals and sweet oak. Concentrated fruit flavors integrate with fine tannins and balanced acid that lead to a lush mid-palate with a very long and elegant finish. Profound, complex, and subtle, the Arcus will drink beautifully and improve over the next ten years.

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Ingredients

Servings:
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps black pepper
black pepper
0.5 cup
0.5 cup cauliflower
cauliflower
1 cup
1 cup cooked quinoa
cooked quinoa
0.25 cup
0.25 cup fresh parsley
fresh parsley
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps kosher salt
kosher salt
some
some lemon juice
lemon juice
1 cup
1 cup onion
onion
1 pound
1 pound sea scallops
sea scallops
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps smoked paprika
smoked paprika
4 slice
4 slice center-cut bacon
center-cut bacon
0.25 tsps black pepper
0.25 tsps
black pepper
0.5 cup cauliflower
0.5 cup
cauliflower
1 cup cooked quinoa
1 cup
cooked quinoa
0.25 cup fresh parsley
0.25 cup
fresh parsley
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
0.25 tsps kosher salt
0.25 tsps
kosher salt
some lemon juice
some
lemon juice
1 cup onion
1 cup
onion
1 pound sea scallops
1 pound
sea scallops
0.25 tsps smoked paprika
0.25 tsps
smoked paprika
4 slice center-cut bacon
4 slice
center-cut bacon

Equipment

bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Cut the bacon into 1" pieces and cook until dark brown and crumbly
  2. Move about half the bacon grease to another pan, heat, and add onion and garlic until translucent, then add cauliflower until soft enough to cut with a fork
  3. While that cooks, chop parsley and add to cooked quinoa
  4. Add the cooked veggies to the quinoa as well...
  5. Now add the smoked paprika to the quinoa along with a pinch of salt, and mix the whole thing up good-like.
  6. In original pan with the remainder of the bacon grease, turn the heat all the way up, and add scallops
  7. Add the lemon juice, to the pan, and cook the scallops until they are a deep brown on both sides (I didn't turn the heat up quite enough, so these didn't quite brown as much as I would like)
  8. While these cook, crumble the bacon and mix into the quinoa
  9. Scoop the quinoa mixture into a bowl, and toss the scallops on top and you are good to go.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.63
Ingredient
¼ teaspoons black pepper
½ cups cauliflower
1 cup cooked quinoa
¼ cups fresh parsley
2 garlic cloves
some lemon juice
1 cup onion
1 pound sea scallops
¼ teaspoons smoked paprika
4 slices center-cut bacon
Price
$0.01
$0.26
$0.53
$0.59
$0.13
$0.41
$0.35
$7.05
$0.06
$1.13
$10.53

Nutritional Information

Quickview
252 Calories
19g Protein
10g Total Fat
20g Carbs
11% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
252k
13%

Fat
10g
16%

  Saturated Fat
3g
20%

Carbohydrates
20g
7%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
41mg
14%

Sodium
746mg
32%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
19g
39%

Vitamin K
63µg
61%

Phosphorus
504mg
50%

Selenium
20µg
30%

Vitamin B12
1µg
28%

Vitamin C
20mg
25%

Manganese
0.44mg
22%

Magnesium
66mg
17%

Folate
61µg
15%

Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15%

Potassium
498mg
14%

Zinc
1mg
13%

Vitamin B3
2mg
10%

Vitamin B1
0.15mg
10%

Fiber
2g
10%

Iron
1mg
9%

Copper
0.16mg
8%

Vitamin A
393IU
8%

Vitamin B2
0.11mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.55mg
5%

Calcium
37mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.49mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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