Blackened Seafood Pasta
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Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb uncooked whole wheat fettuccine
  • 1 lb sea scallops
  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lb (about 4 links) spicy turkey sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 Tbsp blackening seasoning, divided
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped
  • ¾ cup half and half
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, bring 4+ quarts of water to a rolling boil; add pasta and cook until al dente, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the scallops and shrimp with half of the blackened seasoning.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a LARGE pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add chopped sausage and cook for 4-5 minutes; remove to a plate and keep warm.
  4. Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to the pan/wok and once hot, add the bell pepper and saute 2-3 minutes or until softened. Add the scallops and shrimp; cook 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes and sausage, cooking an additional 1-2 minutes; drain any excess liquid. Add half and half, and remaining 1½ tablespoons blackened seasoning; heat for 1-2 minutes.Add the cooked pasta and mix well. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the pasta to absorb liquid. Serve hot, topped with green onion.
Notes
Recipe adapted from Foodie Crush
Nutrition Information
Serving size: about 1 cup pasta and 6 ounces seafood/meat Calories: 467 Fat: 11.6 Carbohydrates: 41.8 Sugar: 1.8 Sodium: 733 Fiber: 5.8 Protein: 57.0 Cholesterol: 144
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2014/11/blackened-seafood-pasta/