Once Upon a Thyme Scallops

Servings 4 Serves


  • 2 tablespoons ghee or use olive oil
  • 1 pound large scallops
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/2 lemon


  • Heat the ghee (or olive oil) in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Lightly season scallops with salt, pepper and thyme; add to the skillet and sear for 2 to 3 minutes per side; remove from pan and squeeze the juice from the lemon half over the scallops.
  • Serve immediately.


NUTRITION per serving: 163 Calories; 8g Fat; 19g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 55mg Cholesterol; 230mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat. Points: 4
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve sliced cucumber and vine-ripened tomatoes on the side. Add a big spinach salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
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