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Scallops & Tomato Au Gratin

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  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sea scallops 1 1⁄2 Pound, rinsed and patted dry
  Sliced shallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato 1 Small, chopped (Pear Shaped)
  Minced tarragon 1 Teaspoon
  Tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry white wine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded gruyere 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Swiss cheese 1 Tablespoon

Melt butter in oil in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add scallops, a portion at a time do not crowd pan.
Cook, stirring, until scallops are just opaque in center; cut to test 3 to 5 minutes.
As scallops are cooked, remove from pan with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl.
Add shallots and mushrooms to pan; cook over high heat, stirring often, just until mushrooms are lightly browned and almost all liquid has evaporated.
Stir in tomato, tarragon, salt, and wine.
Boil, stirring occasionally, until almost all liquid has evaporated.
Add cream; boil, stirring often, until liquid is reduced by about half and large, shiny bubbles appear.
Pour any accumulated juices from scallops into pan; bring to a boil and cook until sauce has thickened.
Remove from heat and lightly mix in scallops.
Spoon mixture into four 7-inch scallop shells or shallow individual baking dishes.
Place on a rimmed baking sheet.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Broil about 4 inches below heat until cheese is melted and scallop mixture is lightly browned 2 to 3 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1774 Calories from Fat 947

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164%

Saturated Fat 56.2 g280.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 528 mg176%

Sodium 1841.7 mg76.7%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.2%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 137 g274.8%

Vitamin A 60.3% Vitamin C 61.5%

Calcium 99.8% Iron 27%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scallops & Tomato Au Gratin Recipe