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A Weekday Menu Recipe


Calamar con Las Setas     HT  MC  Spanish   30mins



Serves 4    Hot  Seafood  Alcohol  Spices  Vegetables  Main Course   Gluten Wheat Free  Spain  Europe




2 tbsp Olive Oil

1kg/2.2lb  fresh Baby Squid, (Calamari)  cut into bite sized pieces 

450g/1lb Mushrooms,  thickly sliced 

1 Onion, chopped

1 Garlic Clove, chopped

6 Saffron Strands

Salt and Black Pepper

180ml/6fl.oz. Dry White Wine

2 Egg Yolks




1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan,  add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened. 


2. Add the mushrooms and squid pieces, season with salt and pepper  and crumble in the saffron. Stir well, then add the wine. Cover and cook gently for 10 minutes or until the squid is tender.


3. Just before serving, lightly beat the yolks in a small mixing bowl.  Add a little of the hot cooking liquor then pour the egg mixture back into the pot and stir briefly.



Serving Suggestions :


Sautéed Potatoes,  Green Beans


Veiled Nectarines



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