Scallops With Red Pepper Sauce

1 large red bell pepper, cut into fourths ( you can use yellow peppers instead if you prefer)

1/8 teaspoon salt

10 drops red pepper sauce

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt

1 pound scallops

1/4 cup sliced green onions (with tops)

1. Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in saucepan or skillet (water should not touch bottom of basket.

2. Place bell pepper in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 8-10 minutes or until tender.

3. Place bell pepper, salt, pepper sauce and garlic in blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process on medium speed until almost smooth.

4. Heat in 1 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot; remove from heat. Gradually stir in yogurt; keep warm.

5. Spray 10 inch nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Add scallops and onions; stir fry 4-5 minutes or until scallops are white in center.

6. Serve sauce with scallops.

Yields: 4 Servings

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