Stuffed Calamari

Stuffed Calamari
  • 4 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:05 Cooking
  • 0:25 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 12

    calamari

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    olive oil

  • 2

    cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1

    zucchini, diced

  • 1

    italian tomato, peeled, seeded, diced

  • 12

    cooked mussels, diced

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    rice cooked

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    homemade or prepared tomato sauce

Preparation

Clean the calamari and dice the tentacles. Set aside 8 cleaned calamari and dice the other 4.

In a pan, on medium-high heat, cook garlic briefly in 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) hot olive oil, then add diced zucchini.

Reduce heat to medium and add diced calamari and plum tomatoes. Cook 1-2 minutes.

Stir in cooked mussels, cooked rice and seasonings. Cool until just warm.

Stuff 8 reserved calamari with mixture and close with toothpicks.

In a skillet, heat remaining oil and brown stuffed calamari 2 minutes per side.

Reheat tomato sauce and serve over calamari.

Source: Metro

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