Learn how to make a delicious Calamari Salad recipe in a simple and easy way.


Recipe by caion


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Today we prepare a 19th-century Neapolitan recipe. See the list of ingredients needed to prepare Calamari!


  • 6 calamari

  • pioppini (poplar) mushrooms

  • 1 cup tomato passata

  • raisins

  • pine nuts

  • 1 red onion

  • olives

  • capers

  • extra virgin olive oil


  • First, we need to rehydrate the raisins and wash away some of the salt from the capers.rehydrate the raisins
  • Then we cut the calamari and clean the mushrooms.
  • Put some extra virgin olive oil in the pot.
  • When it’s hot, add the onion and make a soffritto.onion
  • Then add the passata (The original recipe suggest to add some water, but this step depends on how thick your passata is.).passata
  • Then add the calamari and the pioppini mushrooms, and cook for 5 minutes.cooking calamari
  • Become tender again with a long cooking, after 30 minutes or more if you use bigger calamari.
  • Then add the raisins, the olives, the pine nuts, and the capers, and cook for one minute.
  • Your Calamari is ready!Calamari

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