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Polpo alla pignata

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Polpo alla pignata Octopus with tomatoes, onions, garlic and laurel is easy to make by simply cooking all the ingredients together until the octopus is tender, usually about 20 minutes. The 'pignata' is an earthenware container that was once used to cook food by the fire and, originally, this is how the dish was prepared.

Ingredients

  • 1 mid-size octopus
  • 3 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 handful of parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 leave of laurel
  • Peppercorns
  • Extra virgin olive oil
Serves
4
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Healthy
Easy
360
calories
per person

 

Preparation

  1. Wash and cut the octopus in pieces and place in a pot.
  2. Add tomatoes, garlic, pepper, laurel leaf, chopped onion and olive oil.
  3. Cook until the octopus is tender.
  4. Serve hot.
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