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Seafood Lasagna

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Ingredients
  Lasagna noodles 9
For tomato seafood sauce:
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper flakes 1 Pinch
  Crushed tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped fresh basil/2 teaspoon dried basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine 2 Tablespoon
  Crab meat 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped poached shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Whipping cream 3 Tablespoon
For cheese filling
  Packed spinach 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Poached halved scallops 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until al dente (tender but firm); drain and set aside.
Tomato Seafood Sauce: In large bowl, combine onion, garlic, olive oil and hot pepper flakes.
Microwave at High for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until softened, stirring once.
Add tomatoes, basil and wine.
Microwave at High for 3 minutes, stirring once.
Mix in crab meat, shrimp and cream.
Set aside.
Cheese Filling: In bowl, cover spinach with vented plastic wrap and microwave at High for 1 minute; drain well and chop.
Return to bowl.
Stir in ricotta cheese and egg.
Fold in scallops, onion and parsley.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Set aside.
Assembly: In greased 11- x 7-inch (2 L) casserole, spread thin layer of tomato sauce; top with 3 lasagna noodles, trimming to fit if necessary.
Cover with half of the remaining tomato sauce.
Sprinkle with half of the mozzarella cheese and cover with 3 lasagna noodles.
Spread cheese filling evenly over noodles.
Finish with last 3 noodles, then top with remaining tomato sauce.
Cover lasagna with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 day.
Turn back one corner of plastic wrap and microwave at High for 5 minutes.
Rotate dish and microwave at Medium (50%) for 8 to 14 minutes or until hot in center, rotating once.
If serving lasagna without refrigerating, microwave at High for 5 minutes.
Rotate dish and microwave at Medium (50%) for 5 to 8 minutes or until heated through.
Remove plastic wrap; sprinkle lasagna with remaining mozzarella.
Cover with foil, shiny side down; let stand for 10 minutes to melt cheese.
Makes 6 servings.
To poach shrimp: Peel and devein shrimp.
In small bowl, microwave 1 cup (250 mL) water at High for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until boiling.
Add thick lemon slice and shrimp.
Microwave at High for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring once.
Drain.
To poach scallops: Halve scallops.
In small bowl, microwave 1 cup (250 mL) water at High for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until boiling.
Add lemon slice and scallops.
Microwave at High for 30 to 45 seconds or until opaque, stirring once.
Drain.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Lasagna
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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