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Stuffed Calamari Bake

Stuffed Calamari Bake : stuffed with ham and cheese, baked with vegetables and potatoes.
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Stuffed Calamari Bake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • Ingredients to bake:
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 ½ cup squid, cleaned
  • 2 cups grated cheese, semi-hard
  • 1 cup ham, chopped
  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled, sliced
  • 3 carrots, peeled, cut to 3 inches lenght
  • 2 bell peppers, cleaned, sliced
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 8 Tbsp white wine
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • Ingredients for spread:
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 fresh garlics, finely chopped
  • 5 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine cheese and ham in a small bowl.
  2. Boil potato slices and carrots in salted water for 10 minutes and drain afterwards.
  3. Stuff calamari bodies with cheese and ham mixture. Close with toothpick.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  5. Pour olive oil into a large dish and cover the bottom of the dish with potatoes and carrots.
  6. Arrange stuffed calamari bodies, legs, bell peppers and onion to cover potatoes.
  7. Sprinkle with wine, salt and ground black peper.
  8. Cover with foil and bake.

  9. After 40 minutes of baking, take the foil away and bake for another 30 minutes. If too much liquids released, separate with ladle.
  10. While the food is still baking, prepare the spread combining all the ingredients in small bowl.
  11. Serve immediately.