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Scallops with Ginger Orzo Salad and Cherry Pocket Pies

Scallops with Ginger Orzo Salad and Cherry Pocket Pies
Servings:
4
Total Time:
40 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare cherry pie filling; prepare salad recipe through step 2 (25 minutes)
  • While orzo cooks, complete cherry pies (10 minutes)
  • Complete salad recipe; serve (5 minutes)

Scallops with Ginger Orzo Salad

Ingredients

1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
1/2 cup sugar snap peas, finely chopped
2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
12 oz sea scallops, thawed
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 1/2 cups water
1 cup orzo pasta
3/4 cup Asian ginger vinaigrette
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Prep

  • Chop bell pepper, onions, peas, and cilantro. Thaw scallops.

Steps

  1. Preheat large nonstick sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Season scallops with salt and pepper. Place scallops in pan; cook (or sear) 1–2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm. Place water in same pan; bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in pasta and reduce heat to medium; cook and stir 8–10 minutes or until tender and water has been absorbed.
  3. Stir in bell pepper, onions, peas, cilantro, vinaigrette, and scallops; reduce heat to low and cook 1–2 minutes or just until scallops are opaque, and vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from heat; top with sesame seeds (if desired) and serve.

Cherry Pocket Pies

Ingredients

12 slices white sandwich bread
1 cup fresh cherries
2 tablespoons cherry jam
1/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
2 eggs (or 1/2 cup egg substitute)
4 tablespoons unsalted butter

Prep

  • Remove crusts from bread.
  • Remove cherry stems and pits; chop coarsely.

Steps

  1. Combine cherries, jam, and cheese for filling.
  2. Brush six bread slices with egg, then top each bread slice with 2 tablespoons of cherry mixture. Top with second bread slice; crimp edges using a fork.
  3. Preheat large nonstick sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Brush pies with egg. Place butter in pan, then add pies; cook 1–2 minutes on each side or until golden. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with a fresh baguette.
  • You can garnish the pocket pies with powdered sugar and whipped cream.

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CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 440kcal; FAT 13.00g; SAT FAT 1.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 65mg; SODIUM 940mg; CARB 42g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 35g; CALC 4%; VIT A 15%; VIT C 70%; IRON 20%

Cherry Pocket Pies

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 180kcal; FAT 10.00g; SAT FAT 6.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 25mg; SODIUM 135mg; CARB 18g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 8g; PROTEIN 6g; CALC 4%; VIT A 8%; VIT C 2%; IRON 6%

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