Lobster and Asparagus Alfredo

One fresh or frozen lobster tail weighing 10 to 12 ounces yields just the right amount of cooked meat for this richly sauced pasta dish.



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Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
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    8   ounces 
    fettuccine
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    1   cup 
    asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces or broccoli flowerets
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    1   cup 
    sliced fresh mushrooms
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    2   tablespoons 
    margarine or butter
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    6   ounces 
    cooked lobster meat, cut into bite-size pieces (about 1-1/4 cups)
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    2/3  cup 
    half-and-half or light cream
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    3/4  cup 
    shredded Parmesan cheese (3 ounces)
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    coarsely ground black pepper
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    dash ground nutmeg
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    Coarsely ground black pepper (optional)
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    Breadsticks (optional)

Directions
1.
Cook fettuccine according to package directions; drain. Set aside.
2.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook asparagus or broccoli and mushrooms in margarine or butter for 5 minutes or until just tender. Add lobster and half-and-half or light cream; heat through.
3.
Add cooked fettuccine to the skillet. Then add Parmesan cheese, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, and nutmeg. Toss until pasta is coated. If necessary, cook for 2 to 3 minutes until sauce is desired consistency. Serve immediately. Sprinkle with additional pepper and serve with breadsticks, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 468, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 60, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 50, pro. (g) 26, sodium (mg) 597, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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