Scallop and Smoked Salmon Pasta
(Bexar County)


2 teaspoons olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups 2% milk
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup shredded fat-free mozzarella cheese (1 ounce)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon pepper
pinch saffron threads, crushed
4 ounces bay scallops
1/3 cup sliced green onions
1 tablespoon capers, drained
2 ounces smoked salmon (lox style), cut into strips
8 ounces spinach fettuccine or other pasta, cooked and drained

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Stir together milk and cornstarch; add to garlic. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until thickened and bubbly. Add mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, pepper and saffron; stir till cheeses are melted and smooth.

Add scallops, green onions and capers. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until scallops are done. Stir in salmon. Serve over hot cooked fettuccine or pasta.

Yield: 4 servings.

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