Bay Scallops with Tomato Cilantro Pasta

Heart-Healthy
High-Fiber
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. drained capers, chopped
  • 4 Roma (plum) tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, divided
  • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. whole-grain linguine or other pasta
  • 1 lb. bay scallops

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Ready in
20 minutes
  1. Preheat grill to high (400°F to 450°F). In a small bowl combine oil, lime juice, capers, tomatoes, garlic, cayenne, 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Bring 6 quarts salted water to boiling. Add pasta; cook al dente according to package directions; drain. Add to tomato mixture; stir. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, season scallops with salt and pepper to taste. Place in a grilling foil packet; seal. Place packet on grill. Grill 3 to 5 minutes or until scallops are opaque (do not overcook). Add to pasta mixture; toss. Top with remaining chopped cilantro, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 604, Calories Fat 118, Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 37mg, Sodium 264mg, Carbohydrate 89g, Protein 34g
Serving Size1
Calories604
Calories Fat118
Calories (fat) extra20
Total Fat13g
Total Fat (extra)21
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)8
Cholesterol37mg
Cholesterol (extra)12
Sodium264mg
Sodium (extra)11
Potassium386mg
Carbohydrate89g
Carbohydrate (extra)30
Fiber11g
Fiber (extra)44
Sugars1g
Protein34g
Omega30g
Vitamin A505IU
Vitamin A (extra)10
Vitamin C17mg
Vitamin C (extra)30
Iron7mg
Iron (extra)44