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Octopus In Red Wine Sauce

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  Fresh octopus 2 Pound, pounded
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, finely chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Make sure the octopus has been well beaten to tenderize it when you buy it.
Wash it carefully and discard the ink sac.
Cut octopus into bite size pieces.
Saute the onions in the olive oil until soft and golden.
Add octopus, salt and pepper, and bay leaf and stew for 10 minutes.
Add wine and enough water to cover.
Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for about 1 hour or until octopus is tender.
Octopus is served as a hot hors d'oeuvre, or may be served as a main dish with BICE PILAF.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2023 Calories from Fat 1043

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g181.3%

Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 435.5 mg145.2%

Sodium 2496.5 mg104%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 5 g19.8%

Sugars 11.7 g

Protein 139 g277.1%

Vitamin A 28.6% Vitamin C 110.2%

Calcium 55.3% Iron 276.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Octopus In Red Wine Sauce Recipe