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  • Author: CHEFJAR
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 4


This Sicilian-style stuffed squid is so simple to make and absolutely delicious. It is gorgeous! Just slice and serve with  linguine.


  • Medium Squid- 1 kg
  • Italian Plum tomatoes( peeled and seeded)- 12 or 2 cans
  • Olive Oil- 120 ml/ 4 tbsp
  • Garlic cloves( finely chopped)- 3
  • Dry breadcrumbs- 1 cup
  • Grated Pecorino/Parmesan cheese-8 tbsp
  • Beaten eggs- 3
  • Salt- to taste
  • To garnish
  • Chopped parsley
  • Ground black pepper.


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, shallow pan. Add the chopped garlic and fry over medium heat for 5 minutes until it is slightly brown. Don't burn it otherwise you will end with a bitter sauce.
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan and season with salt & pepper to taste.Let it simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Stir frequently and add a little water if the sauce becomes dry.
  3. In a bowl combine breadcrumbs with beaten eggs.
  4. Divide the stuffing equally among squid. Spoon the stuffing into squid. The mixture will double in size during cooking. Try not to overfill the squid.
  5. Secure the squid with wooden toothpicks.
  6. Put the stuffed squid into the sauce, cover the pan and cook 1 1/2 hours or until the squid is tender. ( You may add more water if needing ).
  7. Season with salt and pepper.


Serving suggestions
Serve hot or cold, garnished with the chopped parsley.
With crusty bread or fresh green salad.

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 min
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: Per portion
  • Calories: 418 kcal
  • Sugar: 7.4 g
  • Sodium: 508 mg
  • Fat: 21.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.7 g
  • Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 37.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 456 mg

Keywords: stuffed squid recipe, squid recipes, seafood recipes