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Squid Pasta

Easy calamari pasta with tomato sauce.

Servings: 4 people
  • 350 gr penne
  • 400 gr/ 14 oz Cleaned squid
  • ¼ cup White wine (note 1)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 can Pomodoro tomato crushed
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 tsp dry basil
  • 1 handful of chopped parsley (optional but highly recommended)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cut the squid's body into rings and the tentacles into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a big pan heat the olive oil. Add the squid and the garlic cloves crushed.
  3. Cook for 3-4 minutes and reduce the heat to medium.
  4. Remove the garlic cloves and pour the wine. Reduce for 3-4 minutes to let the alcohol evaporate.
  5. Add the crushed tomato, oregano, basil, salt and pepper to taste. Let it simmer for 5 minutes until you get a thick sauce.
  6. Cooks the pasta according to its package instructions.
  7. Mix the sauce with the pasta, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.
Recipe Notes
  1. If you don't have white wine you can substitute it with chicken or vegetable stock.