Scallops with Herb Tomato Sauce
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium red onionpeeled and diced
  • 1 clove garlicminced
  • 3 1/2cups fresh tomatoespeeled ** See Note
  • 6ounces tomato paste1 can
  • 1/4cup dry red wine
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2lbs fresh scallopscleaned and drained
  • Hot cooked pasta or rice(optional)
  1. Press Sauté; heat oil in Instant Pot®. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is soft and translucent. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper; mix well.
  2. Secure lid and move pressure release valve to Sealing position. Press Manual or Pressure Cook; cook at high pressure 8 minutes.
  3. When cooking is complete, press Cancel and use quick release. Taste sauce; season with additional salt and pepper if necessary.
  4. Press Sauté; add scallops to pot. Cook 1 minute or until sauce begins to simmer. Press Cancel; cover pot with lid and let stand 8 minutes or until scallops are opaque. Serve over pasta, if desired.
Recipe Notes

**To peel tomatoes, score “x” in bottom of tomatoes and place one at a time in simmering water about 10 seconds. (Add 30 seconds if tomatoes are not fully

ripened.) Immediately plunge into bowl of cold water for another 10 seconds. Peel skin with a knife.