Scallops with Green Goddess Pea Puree

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Scallops with Green Goddess Pea Puree

 

Prep time: 0:15

Cook time: 0:05

Serves: 2

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cup(s) water
  • 1 cup(s) frozen green peas
  • 1 oz pancetta, diced
  • 2 Tbsp reduced calorie mayonnaise
  • 1⁄4 cup(s) whole buttermilk
  • 1⁄4 cup(s) chives
  • 1⁄4 cup(s) fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp fresh tarragon
  • 2 Tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 pinch table salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove(s) garlic clove(s), medium
  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 6 oz uncooked scallop(s), 6 large scallops, thawed

 

Instructions

  1. Boil 2 cups water with pinch salt – cook peas 2-3 minutes. Drain (set pot aside and save water)
  2. In a medium pan, cook pancetta until crisp. Set aside in bowl. Add ¼ cup peas to the bacon bowl (for garnish later)
  3. In a food processor, blend ¾ cup peas, mayonnaise, buttermilk, chives, parsley, tarragon, 1 Tbsp mint, salt, pepper, garlic, and lemon juice. Use reserved water to thin if needed.
  4. Heat oil in pan. Sear scallops to desired doneness.
  5. Pool ½ cup of sauce on a plate, place scallops on puree. Garnish with pancetta, peas, and chopped mint