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l/2 cup sun dried tomatoes (not oil packed)
l2 oz. penne pasta
4-l/2 tbsps. olive oil
l6 med. mushrooms, thinly sliced (about 5 cups)
2 large garlic cloves, micned
l lb. bay scallops
l/4 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
l/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Place sun dried tomatoes in small bowl. Cover with hot water and soak until soft, about 30 mins. Drain well. Cut tomatoes into thin strips. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender. Meanwhile, heqt 2 tbsps. oil in heavy large skillet over med. heat. Add mushrooms, garlic and tomatoes; saute until mushroomsare tender. About 5 mins. Add scallops; saute until just cooked through, abut 2 mins. Season to taste with s&0. Drain pasta well. Add pasta to scallop mixture and toss. Add remaining 2=l/2 tbsps. oil and crushed red pepper; toss again. Transfer pasta to large bowl. Sprinkle with basil; serve.
Serves 4 Bon Appetit Sept. l996

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