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Seafood Lasagna with Locatelli

A creamy, garlicky cheese sauce is the perfect complement to tender seafood in this easy white lasagna. The rich, sharp flavor of Locatelli Pecorino cheese gives an unforgettable edge to this crowd-pleasing dish!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb lasagna noodles cooked according to package directions 4 TB butter
  • 1 ⁄4 cup flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 1 ⁄2 cups grated Locatelli Pecorino cheese. divided
  • 1 ⁄2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 1 ⁄2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ⁄2 cup chopped parsley additional for garnish
  • 2 lb chopped cooked seafood shrimp, bay scallops, crab, or lobster tail 2⁄3 cup toasted seasoned breadcrumbs

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and coat a 9x13” baking pan with cooking spray. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat and whisk in flour to combine. Slowly add milk, whisking continuously until combined. Continue to whisk and cook for 4-5 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Stir in garlic, 1 cup Locatelli Pecorino, and salt and set aside to cool slightly.
  • In a large bowl stir together ricotta, 2 cups mozzarella, egg, and parsley.
  • Spread 1 cup cheese sauce in the bottom of the prepared baking pan. Add 1 layer of lasagna noodles and top with 1⁄3 ricotta mixture and 1⁄3 seafood mixture. Top with 1 cup of sauce and repeat to make 2 more layers. Finish lasagna with a layer of noodles, top with sauce, and sprinkle with remaining 1⁄2 cup mozzarella and 1⁄2 cup Locatelli Pecorino.
  • Cover and bake for 20 minutes, Uncover and cook for an additional 10-15 minutes or until bubbly and lightly browned. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving and garnish with breadcrumbs, additional parsley and Locatelli Pecorino.
Keyword cheese lasagna, family dinner, feast of seven fishes