Seared scallops and spring vegetables
easy good scallop meal
- 12 large sea scallops
- 1 bunch asparagus cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup sliced red onion
- 2 cups baby spinach
In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Season scallops with salt and pepper, add to the skillet and cook for 1 minute. Add asparagus, cherry tomatoes and red onion and cook for 2 minutes. Turn scallops, then cook until tomatoes are shriveled and the scallops are cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the spinach, then cover and let stand until the spinach is wilted, about 1 minute.