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seared scallops with pea puree

I always get random thoughts in my head about what to eat.  The other day, I thought about scallops and some kind of sauce to go with it and thought it might be interesting to try making a pea puree.  Two things I decided after making this:  better to cook with fresh scallops & always go with the jumbo scallops.. bigger is better right? 🙂  I went with the smaller scallops at the market and they were still a little frozen so they didn’t sear as well as I wanted but it was still a pretty tasty dish.   I have always hated peas– I was the girl who picked peas out of fried rice but for some reason, I like split pea soup and have been peas here & there.  This pea puree is pretty good– a nice combination of garlic, cheese & mint.  Try it & let me know what you think!  🙂 My recipe for seared scallops with pea puree serving for 1 Ingredients: scallops (I eat alot so I bought 6 …