Lobster Scampi with Cheese Tortellini
A light and bright dish with a nice lemony white wine sauce to complement fresh lobster over a bed of cheesy tortellini.
- 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)
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!
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