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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops on Angel Hair Pasta


Bacon-Wrapped Scallops on Angel Hair Pasta

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops on Angel Hair Pasta

Yield

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients

1 reduced-sodium bacon slice, cut crosswise into thirds
3 sea scallops (2 ounces)
2 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1 tablespoon reduced-fat margarine
2 green onions with tops, sliced
1 small clove garlic, minced
Black pepper or garlic pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Wrap one bacon piece around each scallop; secure with toothpick.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta; return to pan.
  3. Meanwhile, heat small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add scallops; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until bacon is crisp and scallops are opaque. Remove scallops from skillet; discard toothpicks. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Melt margarine in same skillet.* Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute or until onion is tender. Remove from heat.
  5. Add onion mixture to pasta; toss lightly. Place on serving plate. Top with scallops. Season with pepper.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 11 g
Calories from Fat 32 %
Calories 305
Protein 20 g
Sodium 328 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Fat 1
Meat 2

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