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Mediterranean Stuffed Calamari



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (20m prep + 25m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Stuffed calamari

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 2.In a bowl, combine the feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, parsley, minced garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  3. 3.Gently stuff each calamari tube with the Mediterranean filling, being careful not to overfill.
  4. 4.Secure the openings of the calamari tubes with toothpicks to prevent the filling from falling out.
  5. 5.Place the stuffed calamari in a baking dish and drizzle with a little olive oil.
  6. 6.Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the calamari is tender and the filling is heated through.
  7. 7.Remove the toothpicks before serving.
  8. 8.Serve hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find fresh calamari tubes, you can use frozen ones. Just make sure to thaw them completely before using.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize the filling by adding your favorite Mediterranean ingredients, such as artichoke hearts or roasted red peppers.
  • chevron_rightServe the stuffed calamari with a side of lemon wedges for an extra burst of citrusy flavor.
  • chevron_rightPair this dish with a crisp white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio, to complement the Mediterranean flavors.