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Fit-and-Fab Lobster Pasta

COOK TIME
5 mins
PREP TIME
25 mins
SERVINGS
4
RATE THIS RECIPE
(43)
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
COOK TIME
5 mins
PREP TIME
25 mins
SERVINGS
4
RATE THIS RECIPE
(43)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 cup frozen English peas, thawed
  • 1 cup blanched asparagus
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound cooked pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 4 cups lobster meat
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • Chef notes

    This recipe takes minutes to prepare but makes a big statement as a main course. The luxurious lobster makes this dish feel indulgent, but the fresh veggies and heart-healthy olive oil make it good for you.

    Technique tip: After peeling garlic, remove the smell from your hands by rubbing your hands with salt.

    Swap option: For a keto-friendly recipe, swap pasta with cooked spaghetti squash.

    Preparation

    1.

    Place large pot over medium heat. Add olive oil, and once hot, add garlic. Sauté garlic for 2-3 minutes.

    2.

    Turn heat to low and add all the other ingredients except Parmesan. Stir gently until pasta and lobster are heated thoroughly.

    3.

    Pour mixture into a serving bowl. Sprinkle Parmesan over pasta and serve.