Cavatelli ai Frutti di Mare

Cavatelli ai Frutti di Mare - Cavatelli with Seafood.  The perfect dish for all holidays and special occasions.

Cavatelli ai Frutti di Mare


For 4 Person(s)

For the Pasta:

  • 1 pound Cavatelli - Homemade preferably
  • 1 1/2 pound Live lobster
  • 1 1/2 dozen Little neck clams, fruit removed and juice separated and filtered
  • 1/2 pound Shrimp
  • 10 Cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 4 Cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup White wine
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh parsley
  • 4 tablespoons EV olive oil
  • peperoncino, as desired
  • salt, as desired


  1. Split the lobster in half and remove the claws. Chop the claws in pieces and set aside.
  2. Take the tail and saute it in a pan with a little EV olive oil for a few minutes. Remove the meat from the tail, chop it and set aside.
  3. Separateli start boiling  the cavatelli in salted water to an al dente consistency.
  4. In a saute pan, add the EV olive oil, the garlic and some peperoncino, as desired.
  5. Let the garlic turn blonde and add the cherry tomatoes. Let them saute for a few minutes.
  6. Add the white wine and let the alcohol evaporate.
  7.  Add the juice from the clams and let it come to a boil. Add half of the parsley.
  8. Add the chopped lobster claws and let them cook for 2 mins.
  9. Add the clams, shrimp and the meat from the lobster.
  10. Cook everything for about 7 mins.
  11. Add the cavatelli to the sauce and toss for 2 minutes until the sauce has reduced a bit.
  12. Add the rest of the parsley and serve.

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