Brown Butter Scallop and Asparagus Risotto

with roasted pistachios and Parmesan cheese

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Shellfish, Tree Nuts

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 2 Green Onion
  • 2 tsp. Mirepoix Base
  • Info
    2 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • Info
    ¾ oz. Roasted Pistachios
  • 5 oz. Asparagus
  • Info
    1 oz. Butter
  • ½ cup Arborio Rice
  • Info
    8 oz. Scallops

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    557
  • Carbohydrates
    53g
  • Fat
    24g
  • Protein
    33g
  • Sodium
    1700mg

Recipe Steps

  • 1

    prepare the ingredients

    coarsely chop pistachios. mince garlic. trim asparagus and cut into 1" pieces. thinly slice white portions. green portions at an angle. scallops with a pinch of pepper.

  • 2

    start the risotto

    standard risotto method. garlic and white portions with rice. add mirepoix with first cup of water.

  • 3

    finish the dish

    finish risotto with butter, cheese, ¼ tsp. salt. and a pinch of pepper.

  • 4

    cook the scallops and asparagus

    large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. asparagus in pan 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. move asparagus to sides of pan. add scallops. 1-2 minutes per side until temp. season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  • 5

    finish the dish

    plate as shown. garnish with pistachios and green portions of green onions.

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