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beet pappardelle with scallops on a white plate
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Beet Pappardelle With Scallops

Beet Pappardelle With Scallops is so creamy and delicious. It's an easy way to impress any guest!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beets, Pasta, Scallops
Servings: 4
Calories: 612kcal
Author: Jordan


  • 3 large beets, peeled & cut into 2'' cubes
  • 12 ounces pappardelle pasta
  • 12 large scallops
  • 12 cup corn
  • 7 ounces creme fraiche
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup parsley, 2 tbs reserved
  • 1/2 lemon, zest
  • 3 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Toss beets in a large mixing bowl with 2 tbs of olive oilsalt, and pepper.
  • Roast beets for 45 minutes or until they are tender enough to poke with a fork.
  • Heat a medium sized pan with 1 tbs olive oil on medium-high heat. Once heated, add buttergarlic, and shallot, and apple cider vinegar. Saute until shallot begins to turn translucent, about 1.5 minutes.
  • Add beets and saute in the shallot/garlic mixture for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Transfer beets from pan to an immersion blender or food processor with crème fraîche and parsley, purée until smooth.
  • Bring a saucepan to a boil, add corn, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cook pappardelle according to package directions. Drain pot, leaving about 1/4 cup of water in the pot.
  • Transfer pappardelle back to pot and mix with 1/2 cup beet purée.
  • In a clean, non-stick pan, sear scallops with 1 tbs olive oil and 1 tbs butter.
  • When scallops are finished, place them atop the pappardelle and finish with parsley and lemon zest.


*Nutrition information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator


Calories: 612kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 982mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1720IU | Vitamin C: 38.5mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 4.3mg