LOBSTER AND CRAB GNOCCHI

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 oz. jumbo lump crab
  • one 8 oz. lobster tail cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/2 shallot clove, minced
  • 2 cups cooked and chilled gnocchi
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Tomato Vodka Sauce
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomatoes (I use Roma)
  • 1 tsp chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. chopped thyme
  • 1 tsp. chopped parsley
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 oz. Vodka
  • 1 quart heavy cream

Directions

  • In a large saute' pan simmer the sliced onion in about 1 cup and a half of olive oil.
  • Add garlic, shallots, crab and lobster and saute for 2 or 3 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add gnocchi and cream stirring to coat all the ingredients.
  • Simmer on low for about 3 minutes, watch the cream doesn't stick.
  • Stir in chopped spinach and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve in a bowl with your favorite shredded cheese on top. I use Parmesan or Asiago.
  • Vodka Sauce:
  • Add tomatoes, herbs, garlic and vodka in a sauce pot.
  • Simmer until tomatoes are soft and Vodka is almost evaportated. Stir occasionally.
  • Stir in heavy cream
  • Reduce this over a low heat stirring frequently.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

I make my own gnocchi, but you can buy your favorite brand at the grocery store.

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