Pasta with spicy sauce squid and olives

Pasta sauce squid and black olives. Spicy and delicious. Easy Recipe for a main course of sea intense flavor.

Pasta with spicy sauce squid, tomato and black olives. I find that the rings, or calamarata, is a beautiful pasta and I couldn't wait to match it right at squid, to create confusion in the pot. Said and done. So today I present to you a simple and tasty dish. Obviously I sunk by the handful in the tradition of Sicilian fish, but the olives are those of Gaeta, tribute to Lazio I am staying now for six years. I used calamarata, but this dish so rich in thick gravy is fine even with linguine or other long pasta.

Remember that the squid, as well as the squid, require either a fast cooking, or a long cooking. In this case, because I wanted to make a tasty and thick sauce, I chose to cook them long in spicy tomato sauce. Obviously, you can use the advanced squid as a main course, perhaps adding potatoes, or use them to create original and delicious bruschetta with tomato sauce squid.

Take a look at all my RECIPES WITH SQUIDS (those STUFFED WITH SAUCE which also found on my YouTube channel VIDEO RECIPE and those in WET WITH POTATOES They are spectacular and both recipes are sicilianae) and of course to the many SICILIAN RECIPES. Have a good day!

Pasta with spicy sauce squid


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  • 4 medium sized squid
  • 360 grams of rings
  • 500 grams of chopped tomatoes cut in large chunks
  • a tablespoon of tomato paste
  • a clove of garlic
  • 20 Gaeta olives
  • parsley as required
  • salt to taste
  • a chili pepper
  • 6 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • a glass of white wine


Clean the squid and wash them carefully. Chop in pigtails and cut the rest into rings with a thickness of about 2,5 cm. Finely chop the parsley and garlic and stone the olives of Gaeta, cut into small pieces.

Saute in oil, over a very low heat, chopped garlic and chilli: Merge in pigtails and squid rings and Brown over high heat for two minutes, then Deglaze with white wine and allow to evaporate the alcohol part. Add the tomato paste and tomato pulp, so half of the chopped parsley.

Season with salt and cook over medium heat for 40 minutes, until the sauce will not be thick and tender calamari. At the end of the cooking time, combine the olives and mix well.

Boil the pasta in salted water and drain it al dente, putting aside cooking water. Stir the sauce of squid rings, adding if necessary a little’ cooking water, and sprinkle the dish with a little’ chopped parsley. Bon appétit!

THE PAIRING: Recommend a red wine, but not too aggressive, for this first course that combines land and sea. The spiciness of the sauce, that must be countered with a good degree of alcohol (14,5%), We choose a Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and, in particular, that produced by the company Farm Teatina: J, This is the name of the wine, stands fresh scent, for its flavour is reminiscent of red fruits, and a slight acidity in the finish.

Pasta with spicy sauce squid and olives
Pasta with spicy sauce squid and olives

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vaty December 29, 2013 at 17:48

addocchiati on fb and already I liked!!
I already wish you a happy new year dear Ada! so happy I found this year ^_^
with affection,

Sicilians creative in the kitchen December 29, 2013 at 22:28

Hi Vaty! Thanks I found the time to go here to me! So glad I found you too! A great big hug, ADA


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