Stuffed Squid

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

Refined and easy to cook. Now, this is a combination we’re very fond of. Pair the tender and soft squid meat with a breadcrumby stuffing of veggies and cheese. The parsley-flavored stuffing’s sharp capers mixed with egg and parmesan and the simmering thereof in tomato sauce render this dish scrumplicious.

Ingredients Needed for Stuffed Squid

    1 ounce capers
    ½ cup breadcrumbs
    1 egg
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    ⅔ cup fresh parsley, chopped
    ⅔ cup parmesan, grated
    salt
    pepper
    2 tablespoons of olive oil
    1 pound squid tubes
    1 medium red onion, sliced
    3 cups of tomato sauce
    1 tablespoon fresh basil

How to Make Stuffed Squid

  1. Add the capers, breadcrumbs, egg, garlic, parsley, and parmesan to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Mix until even.
  2. Stuff the squid tubes with this mixture. We have 4 of them. Seal them with toothpicks.
  3. Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in a sauce pan over low heat and add the onion. Cook and stir until tender.
  4. Add the tomato sauce and cook for 1 minute. Add the stuffed squid tubes and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the basil leaves, cover with the lid and simmer for 25 minutes. Serve sliced on a fish serving tray.

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