24 scallops 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese salt black pepper 2 cups hot mashed potatoes chopped parsley or paprika
Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in flour and cook until frothy. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until mixture boils. Add scallops to sauce.
Continue cooking for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in half the cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Decorate edge of scallop shells or ovenproof dish with mashed potato. Spoon scallop mixture into serving shells or dish to be used. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Grill until golden. Garnish with parsley.