Seafood Lasagna

Seafood Lasagna
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: servings


3tablespoons butter
8ounces mushrooms, sliced
2medium leeks (white part only), thinly sliced
1/4cup all-purpose flour
2cups 1% low-fat milk
1cup light cream
3/4pound medium uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined and cut in half lengthwise
3/4pound bay scallops
1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2teaspoon kosher salt
Coarsely ground black pepper
1cup jarred tomato-basil sauce
9 no-cook lasagna noodles
1cup (4 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
1cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and leeks; saute 5 minutes or until leeks are softened. Sprinkle with flour and stir to combine. Add milk and cream; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1 minute. Stir in shrimp, scallops, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Remove from heat, stir in tomato-basil sauce and Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  2. Preheat oven to 400F.
  3. Spread about 1 1/2 cups sauce on bottom of 13-by-9-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Arrange 3 noodles over sauce; top with about a third of the remaining sauce and 3 noodles. Repeat layering with remaining sauce and noodles, ending with sauce. Cover with foil and bake 25 minutes. Remove foil, sprinkle with mozzarella and bake 15 minutes or until browned. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serves 8.

Recipe by Jean Kressy