Pasta Rosa with Scallops and Marinated Strawberry Salad

Prep Time: 25 Min.
Total Time: 25 Min.
Servings: 6

Capesante means “scallops” in Italian, but the word itself seems to have come from the Old French word escalope meaning “shell.”


  • 1 medium zucchini, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • 2 oz Parmesan cheese, shredded/divided
  • 4 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lemon herb butter (Seafood), divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 8 oz bowtie (or farfalle) pasta
  • 1 cup Bertolli® Creamy Alfredo Sauce*
  • 1 lb Patagonian scallops, thawed


1 Serving: (per 1/6 recipe) Calories 400kcal; Fat 15g; Saturated Fat 8g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 80mg; Sodium 810mg; Carbohydrate 35g; Fiber 3g; Sugars 3g; Protein 28g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 15%; Iron 25%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  1. Bring water to boil for pasta.
  2. Chop zucchini and basil; shred cheese (4 tablespoons).
  3. Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise; remove seeds and chop.
  4. Preheat large sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place 2 tablespoons butter, garlic, salt, and red pepper in pan; cook and stir 1–2 minutes or until garlic is lightly browned.
  5. Cook and drain pasta following package instructions.
  6. Stir into garlic: remaining 1 tablespoon butter and zucchini; cook and stir 3–4 minutes or until zucchini begins to soften.
  7. Stir in Alfredo sauce, scallops, tomatoes, basil, and 2 tablespoons cheese; cook 2–3 minutes, stirring gently, or until scallops are opaque and firm. Toss pasta with scallop mixture and top with remaining 2 tablespoons cheese. Serve.