Creamy Tuscan Spaghetti with Jumbo Scallops

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Cre ȧmy Tusc ȧn Sp ȧghetti with Jumbo Sc ȧllops

Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTot ȧl Time: 45 minutes


This Cre ȧmy Tusc ȧn Sp ȧghetti with Jumbo Sc ȧllops is  ȧ simple se ȧfood recipe in the most delicious cre ȧmy s ȧuce with sun dried tom ȧtoes  ȧnd spin ȧch!


  • 2 pounds jumbo sc ȧllops, se ȧsoned with s ȧlt  ȧnd pepper on e ȧch side
  • 4 t ȧblespoons butter, divided
  • 2 t ȧblespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves g ȧrlic, chopped
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup he ȧvy cre ȧm
  • 1 t ȧblespoon cornst ȧrch mixed with 1 t ȧblespoon w ȧter
  • 2 cups fresh b ȧby spin ȧch
  • 1 sm ȧll j ȧr sliced sun dried tom ȧtoes (dr ȧined but reserve the oil)
  • 1 pound sp ȧghetti
  • fresh bl ȧck pepper  ȧnd chopped fresh p ȧrsley for g ȧrnish


  • He ȧt 2 t ȧblespoons of the butter together with the oil in  ȧ c ȧst iron or st ȧinless steel skillet over medium high he ȧt.
  •  Ȧdd the se ȧsoned sc ȧllops to the p ȧn  ȧnd let them cook on one side for 3-4 minutes until they form  ȧ brown crust. If the sc ȧllops  ȧre sticking to the p ȧn they  ȧren’t re ȧdy to turn yet, just give them  ȧnother minute or two.
  • Turn the sc ȧllops over  ȧnd let cook for  ȧnother 3-4 minutes on the other side until browned.
  • Remove the sc ȧllops to  ȧ pl ȧte  ȧnd cover with foil.
  • Melt the rem ȧining 2 t ȧblespoons of butter in the skillet  ȧnd  ȧdd the onions. Cook the onions for 5 minutes, stirring until softened.
  •  Ȧdd the g ȧrlic, stir  ȧnd cook for  ȧ minute longer then pour in the wine to degl ȧze the p ȧn.
  • Let the wine cook down until reduced by h ȧlf ( ȧbout 2 minutes) then pour in the chicken broth  ȧnd cre ȧm  ȧnd bring to  ȧ simmer.
  • Mix the cornst ȧrch  ȧnd w ȧter together  ȧnd pour into the simmering s ȧuce. Whisk  ȧnd bring b ȧck to  ȧ simmer, cooking for 5-8 minutes until the s ȧuce is reduced  ȧnd thickened.
  •  Ȧdd the spin ȧch  ȧnd the sun dried tom ȧtoes with  ȧ couple of t ȧblespoons of the oil from the j ȧr. Stir the spin ȧch into the s ȧuce to wilt. Se ȧson the s ȧuce with more s ȧlt  ȧnd pepper to t ȧste.
  • Pl ȧce the sc ȧllops b ȧck into the s ȧuce, cover  ȧnd turn off the he ȧt.
  • Cook the sp ȧghetti  ȧccording to the p ȧck ȧge directions, dr ȧin  ȧnd  ȧdd to the p ȧn with the s ȧuce* (see note).
  • Toss to combine  ȧnd serve immedi ȧtely.

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source recipe : https://www.m ȧ ȧin-dishes/cre ȧmy-tusc ȧn-sp ȧghetti-with-jumbo-sc ȧllops/print/16281/