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Scallop & Vegetable Pesto Saute

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Carrot 1 , cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  Onion 1 Small, cut into 1-inch squares
  Zucchini 1 Small, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  Mushrooms 10 Small, cut in half
  Green bell pepper 1 Small, seeded and cut into 1-inch squares
  Pesto sauce 2 Tablespoon (Homemade Or Purchased)
  Sea scallops 3⁄4 Pound, rinsed, patted dry, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  Salt To Taste
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add carrot and onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
Add zucchini, mushrooms, and bell pepper; cook, stirring, until vegetables are tender-crisp to bite about 5 more minutes.
Remove vegetables from pan; set aside.
Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in pan, then stir in pesto sauce.
Add scallops and cook, stirring, until just opaque in center; cut to test about 3 minutes.
Return vegetables to pan and cook, stirring, just until heated through.
Remove from heat; season to taste with salt.
Sprinkle with cheese before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick

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