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Cheesy Bay Scallop Puff Pastry Shells Recipe

Cheesy Bay Scallop Puff Pastry Shells


Put these scallop-stuffed puff pastry shells out for a game-day buffet, and watch them be the first to leave the table.


  • 5 puff pastry shells (such as Pepperidge Farm®)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 12 ounces bay scallops
  • ⅓ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F (193 degrees C). Place pastry shells on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
  3. While pastry shells are baking, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallops and saute quickly on both sides until browned, 3 to 5 minutes; do not overcook. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and melt remaining butter in the skillet. Add mushrooms and shallots and cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Whisk half-and-half and flour together in a bowl and add to the skillet with the mushroom mixture, whisking until smooth and thickened, about 5 minutes. Whisk wine, sherry, lemon juice, and mustard into the cream sauce. Stir in Parmesan cheese, tarragon, and black pepper. Add cooked scallops to the sauce in the skillet, stir, and reheat briefly, 1 to 3 minutes.
  6. Remove pastry shells from oven and cut off tops. Fill with cheesy scallops.

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Nutritional Information

Cheesy Bay Scallop Puff Pastry Shells

Servings Per Recipe: 5
Calories: 385
% Daily Value *
protein: 47 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
fat: 34 %
saturated fat: 44 %
cholesterol: 22 %
vitamin a iu: 7 %
niacin equivalents: 7 %
vitamin b6: 2 %
vitamin c: 1 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 10 %
iron: 18 %
magnesium: 3 %
potassium: 10 %
sodium: 22 %
thiamin: 3 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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