Grammy's Calamari Salad


My grandma has been making this calamari salad recipe for our Christmas Eve dinners all these years.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 lemons, juiced

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

  • 1 sprig fresh parsley, chopped

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 pounds squid, cleaned and sliced into rounds

  • 4 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can pitted black olives


  1. Mix together lemon juice, garlic, and parsley in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

  2. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Stir in squid and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Drain.

  3. Add boiled squid, celery, and olives to lemon juice mixture; stir to evenly combine. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
2g Fat
7g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 265mg 88%
Sodium 109mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 23mg 116%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 359mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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