Italian Pasta with Scallops in Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 12 scallops
  • 8 ounces Angel Hair Pasta
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 8 ounces double cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Freshly chopped parsley to garnish
How to cook Italian Pasta with Scallops in Vanilla Sauce:
  • Bring a large pan of heavily salted water to the boil.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large frying pan until very hot, add the scallops and sear for 1-2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  • Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook for 4 minutes only.
  • Meanwhile, add onion and garlic to the frying pan and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the cream and vanilla to the onion mixture, mix well and cook over medium heat, stirring, until slightly thickened.
  • Add the seared scallops to the cream sauce and stir to coat.
  • To serve - drain the pasta well, divide between 4 plates, top each with 3 scallops, drizzle the sauce over the top and sprinkle with the freshly chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

This recipe for Italian Pasta with Scallops in Vanilla Sauce serves/makes: 4

The Italian Pasta with Scallops in Vanilla Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Scallops (more Scallops recipes)
Preparation Method: Pasta (more Pasta recipes)
Cuisine: Italian (more Italian recipes)

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