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Scallops in Cheddar Sauce

Main Ingredient: Shellfish

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 lbs. angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 c. unsalted butter, divided
  • 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups warm milk
  • Salt and cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1 c. Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped and seeded
  • 2 leeks diced
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 lbs. scallops

Directions

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. In a small saucepan, melt half of the butter and stir in flour to form a paste. Gradually add milk, stirring continuously to form a smooth sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Stir in Cheddar cheese until melted. In a large skillet melt remaining butter over medium-high heat. Sauté vegetables until just cooked. Add scallops; cook for 3 to 5 minutes until scallops are firm and lightly browned.
  2. To serve: Spoon pasta onto plates, top with scallop mixture, cheese sauce and cracked pepper.
  3. *Ideal with aged Cheddar. Use 2-year or 3-year Cheddar for added sharpness. Increase Cheddar for a richer sauce.

BLACK CREEK® PRODUCTS USED IN THIS RECIPE

Black Creek®  Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 9 Months)

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are made using old-world craftsmanship by Greg Palubicki, a certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker. The result? The finest in premium Wisconsin Cheddar cheese with a dedication to quality you can taste.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.

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