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  • Recipe : Calamari, Tomato and Caper Salad with extra-virgin olive oil

    Ingredients for Salad:

    3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil preferably Hellenic groves pc olive oil brand
    3 cloves garlic
    5 Roma tomatoes, chopped
    1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    1 pound calamari, cleaned, sliced into 1/4 to 1/2-inch slices

    Dressing:

    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil preferably Hellenic groves pc olive oil brand
    2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
    1 lemon
    Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

    Directions

    For the salad: In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes and red pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes. Season the calamari with salt and pepper and add to the skillet. Sauté, stirring frequently, until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain the mixture in a colander.

    For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, capers, and lemon zest until smooth.

    Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

    Transfer the calamari mixture to a serving bowl. Pour in the dressing and gently toss until all the ingredients are coated. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

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    Ingredients for Salad: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil preferably Hellenic groves pc olive oil brand 3 cloves garlic 5 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound calamari, cleaned, sliced into 1/4 to 1/2-inch... 
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