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Ingredients

  • 2 cups eFoodsDirect Mashed Potatoes (prepare according to pkg. directions)
  • 2 tbsp. sea salt
  • 1 lb bacon-diced
  • 1 cup chopped scallions
  • 1-cup cream cheese
  • 1-cup sour cream
  • 1-cup blue cheese
  • 1-cup butter
  • 4 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black paper
  • 1 lb large Scallops
  • 2 tbsp. fresh chopped parsley

Cooking Directions

Prepare potatoes according to package directions. Cook and stir bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crispy about 7-10 minutes. Remove bacon with a spoon to a plate lined with paper towel to drain. Drain, and keep 2 tablespoons oil from bacon in the pan. Return pan to medium-high heat. Stir scallions in reserved drippings 2 to 3 minutes.

Combine the cream cheese, sour cream, blue cheese, butter, and garlic in a large bowl. Pile the potatoes on top of the cream cheese mixture. Beat with a hand mixer to desired consistency. Season with sea salt and black pepper. Set aside. Sauté scallops in butter for 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt. Transfer potatoes to a serving platter. Sprinkle parsley and bacon over the potatoes to serve. Add scallops on the side.

Cooking Time: 45 minutes; Makes 6 Servings.

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