Lobster Roll Pasta

September 27, 2020
2 Ratings
Photo by LaraW
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Inspired by the delicious and buttery lobster roll we all crave during peak summer at the shore. Here we used homemade tagliatelle (yours can be store bought, but try to get fresh pasta), lobster meat, fresh basil, tomato, lemon and cream, and topped with buttered bread crumbs to create a decadent pasta to fill your summer (or anytime) lobster cravings. —LaraW

What You'll Need
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 8 ounces lobster meat
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 pound tagliatelle (fresh or homemade)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup light cream
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/3 cup creme fraiche
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Red pepper flakes, more parmesan and basil for serving
  1. Cook the pasta in a medium pot until al dente. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook the garlic and red pepper flakes until aromatic. Add the lobster meat, basil and tomato and cook for a few minutes, stirring to combine.
  3. Once the pasta is done cooking, add it to skillet with the lobster, basil and tomato. Add in 2 Tbsp of butter, cream and parmesan. Toss to combine, waiting until the parmesan fully melts into a sauce.
  4. Remove pasta from skillet and place in a bowl. Add 2 Tbsp of butter and bread crumbs to now empty skillet. Cooking until golden brown. In a separate bowl, combine creme fraiche with lemon juice mixing well. Top pasta with bread crumbs and lemon creme fraiche. Enjoy!

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2 Reviews

Matt E. November 8, 2020
We made this about one month ago and I have not stopped thinking about it since. Take me back to summer!

We followed the recipe / no alterations. Thanks Lara please keep them coming!
Matt E. November 8, 2020
Loved it! "Mediterranean comfort food" is an apt description - hearty and delicious. We followed the recipe / no alterations. Easy to make