An elegant yet easy summertime meal, pan-seared scallops are always a winner. Serve scallops over a beautiful bed of corn and edamame succotash.

Lori Powell
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rinse scallops, and pat dry. Pull muscle from side of scallops, and discard. Season with pepper, to taste.

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  • Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium nonstick or well-seasoned cast-iron skillet over moderately high heat. Cook scallops, turning once, 4 minutes (depending on size of scallops) or until golden brown and cooked through. Transfer to a plate; cover and keep warm.

  • Lower heat to medium; add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to skillet. Cook bell pepper, shallot, and garlic, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until slightly softened.

  • Stir in the corn and edamame, and cook, stirring occasionally, an additional 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  • Add the cider vinegar, and cook, stirring constantly, until completely evaporated, about 1 minute. Pour in the buttermilk; cook, stirring, until reduced in half. Stir in chopped tarragon, and spoon vegetables into 4 bowls. Top evenly with scallops; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

408 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; protein 40g; carbohydrates 46g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 57mg; iron 3mg; sodium 316mg; calcium 110mg.