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Scallops and Pasta Salad Recipe

Scallops and Pasta Salad Ingredients

  • Scallops and Pasta Salad
    Scallops and Pasta Salad

    1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • 1 / 3 cup orange juice
  • 1 / 4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons powdered fruit pectin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 6 ounces dried medium shell macaroni
  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen sea scallops
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 / 2 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 1 / 2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 / 3 cup chopped red sweet pepper

How to make Scallops and Pasta Salad

  • For dressing, in a small bowl stir together the orange peel, orange juice, vinegar, pectin, and sugar Until smooth. Cover and chill at least 3 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • Cook macaroni According To package directions, drain. Rinse with cold water, drain again.
  • Meanwhile, thaw scallops, if frozen. Any Cut large scallops in half. Bring to Boiling water, add scallops. Return to Boiling. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 to 3 minutes or Until scallops are opaque. Drain. Rinse under cold running water.
  • For salad, in a large bowl toss together cooked macaroni, cooked scallops, spinach, peas, onion, celery, and sweet pepper. Stir dressing, pour over salad. Toss to coat. Makes five 2-cup servings.

Makes: 5   2-cup servings

Prep: 30 minutes
Chill: 3 hours