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Fettuccini with Scallops

If you love seafood, this is a must try recipe. 

Fettuccini with Scallops

Preparation: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 6


  • 450 grams whole wheat fettuccini

  • 24 scallops

  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

  • 2 red chili peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped

  • 1 bunch flat leafed parsley, coarsely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 small avocado for garnish


  • Cook the pasta in boiling water according to package instructions

  • Combine the garlic, chilies and parsley in a small bowl

  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the scallops, cook for 2 minutes each side – turn only once. Remove from pan

  • Add the garlic, chilies and parsley to the pan and heat through. Add the drained pasta, add salt & pepper, toss and serve immediately, topped with the scallops and with some avocado slices.

Nutition (per serve):

Calories 371; Fat 7 g; Sat. Fat 0.8 g; Carbs 58 g; Sugar 3.4 g; Fiber 8 g, Protein 21 g


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