Have some fresh, hot garlic bread on
the side to dip in the sauce.
This makes a great appetizer when you use the small bay scallops.
Baked Scallops with Brie
1 lb. scallops
some fresh ground pepper and salt
4 T. olive oil
3 garlic cloves minced
some dried leaf thyme
Heat the oven to 450°F. You'll need several small oven proof serving bowls, or
some largish ramekins.
Place the scallops in a mixing bowl. Add a quick grinding of pepper and some
salt. Add a small pinch of thyme. Mix the whole thing together and then add the
olive oil. Mix again.
Put the scallops in the the baking dishes. Pour in just enough wine to come half
way up the scallops.
Place 1/4 inch think slices of brie on top of the scallops so that it is about
Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes.