Seafood Lasagna With Brandied-Basil Cream Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • This recipe should make 3 layers.
  • In a bowl, mix together ricotta, Parmesan, shredded provolone, eggs, basil and black pepper.
  • Add a layer of noodles.
  • Spread a thin layer of cheese mixture to cover noodle layer and top with a layer of shrimp, crabmeat and scallops.
  • Repeat steps again, ending with a layer of noodles until you have completed the process 3 times.
  • Arrange provolone cheese slices on top of lasagna.
  • Bake for approximately 1 hour or until golden brown and bubbly.
  • To serve, cut into portions and place lasagna on a plate. Generously spoon Brandied-Basil Cream Sauce over the top and garnish with fresh basil.
  • Brandied-Basil Cream Sauce: Bring heavy cream, cognac, basil leaves and stock to a boil.
  • Reduce mixture to preferred consistency.
  • Add Parmesan cheese, stirring to melt, and remove from the heat.
  • Use shrimp base to make the shrimp stock or make your own shrimp stock by boiling together and reducing by 2/3 the following ingredients: shells from 5 pounds of shrimp, 1 peeled Bermuda onion studded with 8 whole cloves, 3 bay leaves, 2 tablespoons whole black peppercorns, and 5 quarts of water.
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