Simple Scallop Spinach Alfredo

This simple but tasty meal took only about 15 minutes to put together.  The scallops and spinach are such a healthy combination for the this creamy noodle dish.  Serve with your favorite bread and you have a quick weekday meal, your family is sure to love.

This simple but tasty meal took only about 15 minutes to put together. The scallops and spinach are such a healthy combination for the this creamy noodle dish. Serve with your favorite bread and you have a quick weekday meal, your family is sure to love.

Simple Scallop Spinach Alfredo

4 Servings

Simple Scallop Spinach Alfredo

This simple but tasty meal took only about 15 minutes to put together. The scallops and spinach are such a healthy combination for the this creamy noodle dish. Serve with your favorite bread and you have a quick weekday meal, your family is sure to love.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (4.5 ounce) alfredo pasta mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 8 ounces wet-pack bay scallops, thawed and drained
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 8-10 cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Prepare the pasta mix according to package instructions.
  2. Add the halved tomatoes during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  3. Meanwhile heat remaining tablespoon of butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the scallops tossing gently to coat in the butter.
  5. Continue to cook for 4-5 minutes tossing frequently.
  6. Add spinach, tossing to coat.
  7. Continue to heat until spinach begins to wilt.
  8. Gently stir scallop/spinach mixture into the pasta.
  9. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese before serving.
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