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Summer's Best Lobster Pasta

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 20 min.
Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD & Liz Weiss, MS, RD
Lobster pasta salad makes an impressive dish for potlucks or barbecues.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz dried farfalle (bowtie) pasta
  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 2 cups corn kernels (from 3 to 4 ears of corn)
  • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs chilled lobster meat cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian flat leaf parsley, minced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbs unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions and set aside. Reserve 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water.
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until golden, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add the cherry tomatoes and corn and cook another 3 minutes.
  • Add the lobster, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper to taste, and the reserved pasta cooking water and stir together until heated through.
  • Combine the cooked pasta and lobster mixture in a large bowl and drizzle with the melted butter.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 461
  Calories from Fat 77 (17%)
(13%)Total Fat 9g
(11%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(33%)Cholesterol 100mg
(21%)Sodium 515mg
(23%)Potassium 818mg
Total Carbohydrate 59g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(73%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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