Astice di Natale

lobster-pastaChristmas Eve. After decades of Lobster Newburg, no such sauce to be found in Manhattan. So. A new recipe. Lobster in a butter sauce over fresh pasta.

1/4 lb. cooked lobster meat from Citarella per person. More is fine. In a large stock pot on medium high, heat 2 – 3 lbs. lobster meat in 1 lb. melted butter, juice of 2 lemons. Add cracked pepper to taste. Serve over fresh pasta and garnish with diced sun-dried tomatoes, whole capers, and dried basil. Buon Natale!

Aragosta v. Astice. It looks like a New England lobster is astice. A warm water langouste appears more aragosta.

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