Lasagna Frutti di Mare - Ferrari-Carano

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Lasagna Frutti di Mare

Pasta & Side Dishes

Serves 8

Frutti di Mare means fruits of the sea in Italian. This delightful lasagne boasts a variety of seafood layered in a creamy white sauce and fresh pasta. Add a bottle of Ferrari-Carano Reserve Chardonnay – Heaven!

Filling

01

Sauté mushrooms and garlic in butter and olive oil. Add wine. Cook till liquid is gone. Add scallops. Cook till slightly firm. Add all shellfish. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Seafood Béchamel

01

For seafood béchamel, melt butter. Add flour to roux. Whisk in remaining ingredients. Bring to boil, stirring. Cool.

Layer Lasagne

01

Mix 2-1/2 cups sauce into seafood. In 10” x 12” pan, lay 1 sheet pasta, 1/2 seafood, cheeses. Repeat. Top with last pasta sheet, remaining sauce, cheeses.

02

Bake 40 min. at 350º. Cool slightly to serve.

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 lb bay scallops
  • 1 lb large bay shrimp
  • 1/2 lb Dungeness crab meat
  • 1/4 lb lobster meat, cooked (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Seafood Béchamel

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine
  • 1 cup clam broth
  • 2-1/2 cups half & half or cream
  • Dash of Tabasco
  • Dash of Worcestershire
  • Salt and white pepper to taste

Layer Lasagne

  • 3 sheets fresh pasta (approx. 10” x 12”)
  • 1/2 lb shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 lb grated Parmesan cheese