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Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Lean And Green Pan-Seared Scallops and Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce


  • 1 Lean
  • 2 Healthy Fat
  • 3 Green
  • 2 Condiment

This recipe for scallops is perfect for those who want a lighter protein option but aren’t fond of fish. It packs a punch of flavor while keeping the calorie count low, ensuring you can stick to your diet plan with ease.

Indulge in healthy American cuisine for every meal with this delicious lean and green recipe for Pan-Seared Scallops and Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. Not only is it packed with flavor, but it also fits into any healthy meal plan and satisfies your cravings, making it a great choice for you and your family.

Difficulty: EASY
Servings: 2
Cooking Time: 15 MINUTES
Prep Time: 5 MINUTES

Lean & Green Pan-Seared Scallops and Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce


  • 1(6oz.) jar oz Roasted Red Peppers
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 2 oz Avocado
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 small Garlic Cloves
  • 1/4 + 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 2 small Zucchini
  • 1/2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 lbs Scallops

Lean & Green Pan-Seared Scallops and Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce


  1. In a blender, mix together drained roasted red pepper, milk, avocado, lemon juice, garlic, crushed red pepper, and 1/4 tsp. of salt (if desired). Blend until smooth.
  2. Heat the blended red pepper sauce in a skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until it is heated through, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the zucchini noodles (which have been cut into spaghetti-like strands using a spiralizer, mandolin, or julienne peeler) to the skillet and stir to incorporate. Cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cooked to your liking.
  4. In a separate skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Season the scallops with remaining salt (if desired) and cook until they are golden brown on each side and translucent in the center, about 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  5. Serve the scallops on top of the zucchini noodles and enjoy!

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