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Lasagne Sarde with Lobster, Tomatoes and Saffron
This recipe comes from Pasta Recipes which is one of the eGroups. This recipe was posted by Mimi Hiller who also runs another group for Appetizers.


2 Spiny lobsters, 1 1/2 pounds each steamed 10 minutes and cooled
4 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 Medium red onion - in 1/8" julienne
2 Ribs celery - in 1/4" pieces
1 Medium potato - in 1/8" dice
2 Cloves garlic - thinly sliced
1/2  Pound overripe tomatoes - in 1/2" dice
1 Cup dry white wine
1 Pinch saffron
1 Pound DeCecco fettucine
1/2 Cup finely sliced chives


Remove lobster from shells and cut into 1/4-inch pieces.

Bring 6 quarts water to boil and add 2 tablespoons salt.

In a 12 to 14 inch saute pan, heat olive oil until smoking. Add onion, celery, potato and garlic and saute until golden brown. Add tomatoes, wine and saffron and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 1 minute. Cook pasta according to package instructions and drain. Add lobster to tomato sauce in pan and toss through. Add hot pasta to pan and add chives. Toss to coat and serve immediately.

Serves 4