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Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree Recipe
Photo: John Autry

Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree

Time: 40 minutes

Simple Sub: These flavors would go equally well with halibut in place of the scallops.

Serve with Tarragon Carrots and Peas: Place 1 cup sugar snap peas and 1/3 cup water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup matchstick-cut carrot and 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; cover and cook 2 minutes. Stir in 1 teaspoon chopped tarragon, 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon cider vinegar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Yield: 4 servings. CALORIES 41; FAT 1.5g (sat 0.9g); SODIUM 150mg

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