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Stewed Squid

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Ingredients
  Squid 1 Pound, cleaned
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Tomatoes/Drained canned tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh tomatoes/Drained canned tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Basil leaves 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Fresh basil leaves 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Canned peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Frozen Or Dried)
  Peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Frozen / Dried Canned)
  Dry white wine 2 Fluid Ounce
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) From each quid, remove the tentacles. Set aside.
2) Turn the body section (mantle) inside out and rinse properly in order to remove all the grit. Return to the right side.
3) Cut the mantle neatly into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.

MAKING
4) Heat the oil in a 2-quart saucepan.
5) Add the garlic and onion and sauté till the onion has turned translucent.
6) Add the mantle pieces and tentacles and cook, occasionally stirring, for about 10 minutes.
7) Add the basil, tomatoes, salt and pepper.
8) Bring the ingredients to a boil.
9) Reduce the heat, cover the pan and gently simmer for about 20 minutes, till the squid are fork-tender.
10) Add the wine, peas and parsley and stir well. Cook for another 5 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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