Fettuccine Nests with Lobster Sauce
A great dish for a special occasion or anytime. This recipe might take a while but it is worth the time it takes.
For 6 Person(s)
- 2 1 1/4 pounds of whole lobsters (crack the lobster in half ...length wise and take out the guts and rinse the lobster with cold water. Take the claws off the lobster.
- 2 pounds of Fettuccine Nests (or any kind of past you like)
- 3 cans of Cento Italian Peeled Tomatoes (35 oz each can)
- 1 Large Onion... chopped
- 3 Clovers of garlic....chopped
- 3/4 cup of EVOO
- 3 teaspoons of salt
- 3 teaspoons of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of black pepper
- 3 tablespoons of butter
- 1 Very large pot
- 1 medium pot
- vegetable masher with handle and steel filters (use smallest filter (holes). Or you can use a blender
- 1 baking sheet
- 1 large dish
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- Pre-heat oven 350
- Lobsters: take off the claws. Place the claws and the lobsters that have been cracked in half on a cookie sheet.
- On each lobster place 3 1/2 tablespoons of butter.
- Cook until the lobster meat turns white. Take it out and set aside but leave the claws in for another 10 minutes.
- Open all 3 cans of sauce.
- Put the smallest filter on the vegetable masher or you can use a blender.
- Empty container of tomatoes & sauce into a vegetable masher or blender and puree and set aside and repeat with the other two cans of tomatoes. (all should be puree)
- In large pot place the EVOO and heat.
- Then add the chopped onions until translucent.
- Then add the chopped garlic until they get a little color.
- Then pour in the puree sauce into the pot.
- Add the salt, sugar and black pepper to the sauce.
- When the sauce starts to boil put the lobsters and claws into the sauce and lower the flame.
- Then cook for about 1 hour.
- Remove lobsters and claws from the sauce.
- Remove the meat from the lobsters and the claws.
- Add the lobster and claw meat to the sauce and cook on low heat.
- Fill the medium pot with water and place on stove...until it boils.
- Then add the Fettuccine nests to the boiling water and add salt cook it to the way you like it.
- Drain the Fettuccine.
- Place the Fettuccine on a large dish.
- Place some Lobster sauce on the pasta and serve.
- There will be lots of sauce leftover. I put the leftover sauce in containers and then freeze for future use. Happy Mother's Day to all. Enjoy !!
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