Sweet scallops are given a Cajun-flavored crust, then tossed with balsamic-vinegar-dressed spinach and crisp-cooked bacon in no time flat for a dish that's both homey and elegant.
Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
1 pound fresh or frozen sea scallops
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 - 2 teaspoons blackened steak seasoning or Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 10 ounce package prewashed spinach
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup cooked bacon pieces
Add spinach to skillet; sprinkle with water. Cook, covered, over medium-high heat about 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Add vinegar; toss to coat evenly. Return scallops to skillet; heat through. Sprinkle with bacon. Makes 4 servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 158, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 37, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 9, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 18, vit. A (RE) 505, vit. C (mg) 22, sodium (mg) 323, calcium (mg) 121, iron (mg) 5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet