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Pasta with scallops, spinach & a rosemary-pancetta oil


  • Cook the pasta in lightly salted, boiling water until al dente, adding the spinach for the last few seconds. Drain well.
  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-bottomed pan and saute the pancetta until crispy. Then move it to the side and sear the scallops.
  • When the scallops are almost ready, add the rosemary, garlic, lemon zest and juice to the pan. Mix and briefly cook.
  • Then toss the pasta with the spinach, pancetta, scallops and the oil mixture to taste.
  • Serve with a garnish of extra rosemary.


  • 400 gm farfalline (or any variety pasta)
  • sea salt flakes
  • a good handful baby spinach leaves, washed well & stalks removed
  • 4 tbsp olive oil 
  • 2-3 pancetta rashers, diced
  • 16-20 scallops, cleaned
  • 1 tbsp rosemary needles, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • grated rind & juice of ½ lemon

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