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Lobster with Tortellini

Lobster Scampi with Cheese Tortellini

5 from 1 vote
A light and bright dish with a nice lemony white wine sauce to complement fresh lobster over a bed of cheesy tortellini.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 20 oz package Buitoni Three Cheese Tortellini, prepared according to package directions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 lb lobster meat
  • ½ cup white cooking wine
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flake
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (garnish)

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the package. Cover and set aside.
  • In a large pan over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Add olive oil and garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add lobster meat and stir for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add to the pan white wine, lemon juice, lemon zest, red pepper flakes and dried parsley. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce combines and begins to thicken, stirring frequently.
  • Spoon the sauce over the lobster frequently. Add salt and pepper to taste, and more red pepper flake if you want more of a kick.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the pan, stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 638kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 199mg | Sodium: 1140mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 627IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 333mg | Iron: 5mg
Course Entree
Cuisine American
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