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Creamy Seafood Pasta Bake- A Family Holiday Tradition

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 Sea Scallops quartered
  • 1 lobster tail rough chopped
  • 10 jumbo shrimp cut in half
  • 8 Jonah crab claws shucked (optional)
  • 2 shallots fine diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup Clos du Bois Chardonnay
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk or cream I use milk
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan divided in half
  • Pinch salt & pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon or thyme
  • 1 lb Barilla Penne cooked Al Dente
  • 2 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium , drizzle with Olive oil.
  3. Saute seafood for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Slowly add wine to deglaze the pan, add shallots, garlic & butter. Stir.
  5. Add flour, stir to coat seafood.
  6. Pour in milk or cream, bring to a boil stirring constantly
  7. Reduce to simmer, sauce should start thicken.
  8. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 the Parmesan.
  9. Cook, drain and rinse penne pasta.
  10. Mix bread crumbs into melted butter.
  11. Layer in casserole dish- pasta, sauce and seafood, bread crumbs, remaining Parmesan.
  12. Bake 15 minutes or until top is golden and edges are bubbly.
  13. Serve with a glass of Chardonnay and crusty bread.