Calamares a la
MC French 60mins
Fish Alcohol Herbs Vegetables Main course Gluten Wheat Dairy free France
Onion, finely chopped
Tomatoes, cut into eighths
tbsp Olive Oil
1 tbsp Tomato Purée
Salt and Black Pepper
Dry White Wine
tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley
tbsp Freshly chopped Basil
Prepare the squid by gripping the body with one hand and the head and tentacles
with the other. Pull apart firmly. Cut the tentacles away from the head. Discard
the head, entrails and ink sac and wash the bodies and tentacles thoroughly, both
inside and out, in cold running water, dry on kitchen paper and cut into long
Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and squid and sauté until lightly
Add the tomatoes, bouquet garni, whole cloves, tomato purée, salt and pepper,
cover and simmer over a low heat for 40 minutes.
Remove the bouquet garni and garlic cloves and discard and transfer the
squid pieces to a heated serving dish. Keep warm.
5.Reduce the cooking liquor by boiling
rapidly if it seems too liquid. It should be a medium thickness.
To serve -
the sauce over the
squid and sprinkle with the chopped basil and parsley. Serve very
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