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Stuffed Cuttlefish    HT  MC  Italian  50mins

 

Serves 4   Hot  Seafood  Dried Fruit Main Course Gluten Wheat free  Italy  Mediterranean  Europe

 

Ingredients

2 Eggs, lightly beaten 

100g/4oz Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese 

100g/4oz Mozzarella Cheese, cubed 

50g/2oz Sultanas 

Salt and Pepper 

2 tbsp Olive Oil 

1kg/2.2lb Cuttlefish, Cleaned 

1 Garlic Glove, crushed

2 Chilli Peppers, deseeded and chopped 

2 teasp Fresh Thyme Leaves

1x 400g/14oz tin Chopped Tomatoes

 

Instructions

1.  Place the eggs, cheeses and sultanas and mix well, seasoning with salt and pepper.

 

2. Remove the tentacles from the cuttlefish and set aside. Fill the cuttlefish pouches with the cheese mixture and sew up tightly with white thread. Set aside.

 

3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the garlic, chili peppers and reserved tentacles and sauté for 2 minutes. 

 

4. Add the stuffed cuttlefish and cook over a high heat for a few minutes, turning frequently. 

 

5. Add the tomatoes, thyme, salt and plenty of black pepper, mix well then reduce the heat, partially cover and cook gently for 20 minutes. Serve immediately.

 

 

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