Scallop, Shrimp and Bacon Linguine
This date night pairing of bacon and scallops will have you singing 'that's amore'! You can't beat this duo, especially when swirled together with luxurious linguine, shrimp, spinach and a velvety cream sauce!
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Cream Sauce Spice Blend
Parmesan Cheese, shredded
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Before starting, wash and dry all produce.Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Cut bacon into 1/4-inch strips.Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add bacon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crispy, 5-7 min.**Remove from heat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and set aside.Carefully discard all but 1 tsp (2 tsp) bacon fat from the pan.
Meanwhile, roughly chop parsley.Roughly chop spinach.Zest, then juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Pat scallops dry with paper towels, pressing well to absorb as much moisture as possible. Season with salt and pepper.
Add linguine to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min.Reserve 1/2 cup (1 cup) pasta water, then drain linguine.
Using a strainer, drain and rinse shrimp, then pat dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. Heat the pan with reserved bacon fat (from step 1) over medium-high. When hot, add scallops and shrimp. Pan-fry until golden-brown and cooked through, 2-3 min per side.**Transfer scallops and shrimp to another plate.
Reheat the same pan over medium. When hot, add 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) butter, then swirl to melt.Add spinach and garlic puree. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, 1 min.Sprinkle Cream Sauce Spice Blend into the pan. Cook, stirring often, until veggies are coated, 30 sec. Add cream, 1 tsp (2 tsp) lemon zest, 2 tsp (4 tsp) lemon juice and reserved pasta water. Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens slightly, 4 min. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add linguine, scallops, shrimp and parsley. Toss to combine.
Divide linguine between plates. Top with bacon and Parmesan.Squeeze a lemon wedge over top, if desired.