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Bay Scallops Quiche

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Ingredients
  Bay scallops 3⁄4 Pound
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pastry 1 (For A One-Crust Nine-Inch Pie)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Tablespoon, finley chopped
  Celery 1 Tablespoon, finley chopped
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, mix the parsely scallops and sherry together, then refrigerate for 1 hour.
2) Preheat the oven to 450° F.

MAKING
3) In a 9 inch pie plate, place the pastry and bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes.
4) In a skillet, saute the onion and celery until the onion is transparent.
5) Mix the beaten eggs, nutmeg, milk, cream, salt and pepper, together and blend well.
6) Combine the egg mixture with the scallops and onion mixture and turn into the pastry shell.
7) Bake in the preheated oven at 450° F for 15 minutes. Then lower the oven temperature to 350° F and bake for further 10 minutes.

SERVING
8) Slice and serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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