Sweetheart Celebration Scallops

Sweetheart Celebration Scallops

Made with rich Plugrá Butter, dry white wine, Monterey Jack and Romano cheeses.

Yield:
Servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time:
Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 1 pound sea scallops
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 3 cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 2 cups romano cheese, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 cups artichoke hearts, drained and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  • Paprika

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In large skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter. Add scallops; sauté 2 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer scallops to large bowl.
  3. Add mushrooms to skillet and sauté 3 minutes. Add to bowl with scallops.
  4. Add 1/4 cup butter to skillet; melt and whisk in flour. Cook 2 minutes.
  5. Gradually stir in broth, wine, and cream. Cook, stirring constantly until thickened. Gradually stir in cheeses and pepper. Continue cooking until cheese is melted.
  6. Gently fold in artichokes and mushroom/scallop mixture. Spoon into a 2-1/2 quart baking dish.
  7. In bowl, combine 1/4 cup melted butter with bread crumbs. Spoon over scallop mixture. Sprinkle with paprika.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.