Calamari Marinara

Calamari Marinara Recipe

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Karen Rees


I adopted this recipe because of our children's affinity to seafood. When our oldest was little, he would call the tentacle part "legs". He would devour them when they were just lightly sautéed in butter. I know they will love this recipe as well!


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  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 3
    minced garlic
  • 1 c
    onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 lb
    squid, cleaned and sliced
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 1/4 c
    clam juice
  • 3 c
    marinara sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • ·
    red pepper flakes

How to Make Calamari Marinara


  1. Heat oil and saute garlic and onions until slightly brown.
  2. Add basil, parsley, squid, wine, clam juice, marinara sauce, oregano, salt and peppers.
  3. Cook until squid is tender.

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About Calamari Marinara

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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