Lobster Quinoa Pasta with Creamy Smoked Paprika Sauce


This lobster quinoa pasta recipe is a “main course” entry in the So Delicious Dairy Free 3-Course Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Lily Erlic. For the creamy sauce base, she uses Unsweetened Coconut Milk Beverage from So Delicious.

Lobster Quinoa Pasta with Creamy Smoked Paprika Sauce

So Delicious Dairy Free 3 Course Recipe Contest BadgeLily says, “This high protein dish with the lobster and quinoa will delight your taste buds. The So Delicious Lobster sauce is especially creamy and delectable. Try this main dish one night for an easy weekday meal or a weekend wonder.”

For more details and to enter the recipe contest, see this post: https://www.godairyfree.org/news/so-delicious-dairy-free-3-course-recipe-contest

Special Diet Notes & Options: Lobster Quinoa Pasta

By ingredients, this recipe for lobster quinoa pasta is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and tree nut-free.

Lobster Quinoa Pasta with Creamy Smoked Paprika Sauce
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This recipe was submitted by Lily Erlic, as an entry in the Go Dairy Free / So Delicious Dairy Free 3-Course Recipe Contest. Note that the prep time does not include chilling.
Serves: 4 servings
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and drizzle a little olive oil or any other vegetable oil.
  2. In a sauce pan, add coconut oil. Let melt on medium heat. Add Coconut Milk Beverage and stir. In a small cup add tapioca starch and water. Stir until blended. Add this slurry to the coconut oil mixture in the sauce pan. Whisk until incorporated. Add sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, smoked paprika and roasted garlic if desired. Stir well. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Add cooked lobster. Continue to stir. Cover.
  3. Arrange cooked quinoa macaroni on a platter. Pour So Delicious Lobster sauce on top. Reserve sauce in a side bowl to have on the table while serving. Sprinkle the dish and sauce bowl with cilantro.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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