New Brunswick Lobster Casserole

Here’s an amazingly versatile and delicious lobster comfort dish that can fit into any number of dining occasions...a special celebratory luncheon, a tasty addition to a buffet spread, or a satisfying main course with a salad. The New Brunswick Lobster Casserole is the kind of rare and unique seafood dish that gets people talking — and asking you for the recipe! 

Today’s savory specialty seafood dish comes courtesy of

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour


  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 3 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3 cups cooked lobster meat, diced
  • 2 cups soft bread cubes
  • ½ cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a casserole dish.
  2. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, mustard powder, salt, and pepper until smooth. Pour in the milk and cream, bring to a simmer, and cook until thickened and smooth, stirring constantly. Add the mushrooms and cheese, stir until the cheese has melted. Fold in the diced lobster meat and the bread cubes.
  3. Pour into prepared casserole dish. Mix the bread crumbs with the remaining 1 tablespoon of melted butter to moisten. Sprinkle the crumbs over the casserole.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until the crumbs have browned and the casserole is hot; about 30 minutes.

The delectable flavor of this dish is simply one of the most appetizing ways to use cooked lobster. And it’s the type of recipe that begs for you to put your own special touch on it by changing up or adding to the ingredients or seasonings and doctoring it up for the flavor you prefer. Any way you cook it, It’s easy to see why it will be a rich, savory entrée you’ll want to cook again and again!