Spicy Lobster Pasta Recipe with Collezione Orecchiette

This spicy lobster pasta recipe is sure to impress your guests.

  • 459
  • 11g
    Total fat
  • 62g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 23g
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Spicy Lobster Meets Orecchiette Pasta

When you want to give your guests something out of the ordinary, try our spicy lobster pasta recipe featuring Barilla® Collezione Orecchiette. Our bronze-cut pasta is made to hold sauces like the garlicky tomato one that coats this elegant lobster pasta dish.


Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Collezione Orecchiette
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 1-pound lobsters
  • 1 cup white wine, dry
  • 2 pints colorful tomatoes
  • 6 basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  2. 2
    Pre-heat the oven to 450°F.
  3. 3
    Season tomatoes with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper then roast in the oven until they burst and are blistered, about 10 minutes.
  4. 4
    Meanwhile, with the help of a sharp knife cut lobster tails and claws in half, shell on.
  5. 5
    In a skillet, sauté garlic and red pepper flakes with remaining oil over medium heat for one minute.
  6. 6
    Add the lobster and season with salt and pepper then sauté until slightly caramelized, stir in white wine and let reduce by half.
  7. 7
    Cook pasta according to directions, drain and toss with lobster and ½ cup of pasta cooking liquid over high heat, stir in roasted tomatoes and torn basil then serve!

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