Lobster mac and cheese takes comfort food to the next level! Take thirty minutes and whip up your family's new favorite casserole. Crank up the decadence factor of creamy mac and cheese by stirring in the meat from an entire lobster tail!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
bake:
15 mins to 20 mins at 375°
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In a 4-quart Dutch oven cook pasta according to package directions, adding the lobster tail for the last 7 minutes of cooking and adding the broccoli for the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and set aside. When lobster tail is cool enough to handle, remove the lobster meat from shell and coarsely chop the meat; discard shell.

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  • Meanwhile, coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium heat. Add sweet pepper and onion to skillet. Cook about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in semisoft cheese until melted.

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  • In a medium bowl whisk together milk and flour until smooth. Add all at once to sweet pepper mixture in skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat to low. Stir in Italian-style cheese blend until melted. Stir in cooked pasta, broccoli, chopped lobster, lemon peel, and black pepper.

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  • Transfer mixture to a 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with panko. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through and top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

322 calories; total fat 10g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 68mg; sodium 402mg; potassium 385mg; carbohydrates 35g; fiber 4g; sugar 9g; protein 25g; vitamin a 1409IU; vitamin c 53mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 101mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 313mg; iron 1mg.
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Reviews (2)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5.0 stars
06/30/2020
Anonymous, it’s a little confusing. You can rate a recipe without reviewing. That is why it says 11 ratings and 2 reviews (yours and now mine). Personally, I think you shouldn’t be allowed to rate without providing a review, but then I’m not the boss. :)
Rating: 3 stars
07/10/2019
Where are the other 9 reviews? Can't find them ... am I blind or what? I gave a review of "OK", although I haven't tried the recipe yet ... I want to read the missing 9 reviews first ... plus I'll have to start saving my pennies for that lobster tail!
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