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Calamari with Tomato Sauce

Rated as 4.08 out of 5 Stars

"Our family always has this on Christmas Eve as one of the seven fish dishes typically served."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 483 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and cook until lightly brown. Stir in tomato puree, water, red wine, salt, sugar and crushed red pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Stir calamari into the tomato puree mixture. Continue to simmer approximately 15 minutes, until squid is opaque. Check frequently to avoid overcooking squid. Serve squid and sauce over cooked linguine.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 483 calories; 12.8 g fat; 55.8 g carbohydrates; 34.3 g protein; 376 mg cholesterol; 804 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was delicious. I was able to get frozen calamari rings and it was quicker to make because the calamari only cooked for 3 minutes. I added some dried italian spices one time and fresh basi...

Most helpful critical review

This was just OK. Not super impressed.

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This was delicious. I was able to get frozen calamari rings and it was quicker to make because the calamari only cooked for 3 minutes. I added some dried italian spices one time and fresh basi...

Once you've tried Calamari w/garlic, herbs and tomato sauce, If you enhoy calamari, I can't imagine you wouldn't be hooked. I have ate fried calamari most of my adult life but never ate it any...

This is a good recipe, but it is much nicer when made with fresh tomatoes. Just blanch and peel the tomatoes and then slice, instead of using the paste. Before adding the squid, I took the sauce...

Excellent recipe, fresh tomatoes definitely adds flavour, try to make tiny cubes if you want more texture. I also grilled a red capsicum in the oven and added it to the sauce(until the skin is b...

This was just OK. Not super impressed.

This was pretty good. The only thing I changed was adjusting the serving size to the amount of calamari I had and I used fresh diced tomatoes instead of tomato paste.

I made this minus the pasta. Simple and delicious. I ended up putting a table spoon of crème fraîche as well, and my family liked it!

Vey tasty. Would definitely make again!