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Pasta with Calamari Sauce

Yields1 ServingPrep Time30 minsCook Time1 hr 15 minsTotal Time1 hr 45 mins

Our pasta with calamari sauce dish is a traditional recipe, best served with a pasta shape like cavatappi.

Pasta with Calamari Sauce

 2 lbs whole squid with tentacles, cleaned and cut (see notes)
 2 tetrapacks Colavita Crushed Tomatoes
 1 tbsp parsley
 dried oregano
 Salt and pepper, to taste
 4 tsp Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 2 cloves garlic, chopped
 ½ cup dry sherry
 1 lb Colavita Cavatappi

Clean and cut the squid. Rinse with cold water and pat down with paper towels.


Leave the tentacles intact and cut the main body into segments.


In a large saucepan, combine the tomatoes with the parsley, oregano, salt and pepper; simmer for 30 minutes.


Meanwhile; heat the oil over medium high heat in a frying pan; add the garlic; lightly brown. Add the squid and saute for 10 minutes. Add the sherry and stir.


Add the squid mixture to the tomato sauce and simmer gently for 15 minutes.


Add cooked Rigatoni to the sauce and Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 Servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 296
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g17%

Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 353mg118%
Sodium 775mg33%
Total Carbohydrate 18g6%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 26g52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.