THE stewed octopus with olives they are a dish of the Mediterranean gastronomic tradition, a perfect combination between the delicacy of octopus and the aromatic intensity of olives.
To prepare this irresistible dish, you need to start by carefully cleaning the baby octopus. Subsequently, they are fried with an aromatic base of chopped onion and garlic in a little extra virgin olive oil, until lightly browned.
The heart of this recipe it is the slow cooking of baby octopus in a rich sauce of peeled tomatoes or tomato puree. This allows the octopus to absorb the flavors of the sauce, becoming tender and succulent.
The black olives and green added halfway through cooking, they contribute with their strong and salty flavour, creating a perfect contrast with the sweetness of the octopus.
The final touch of chopped fresh parsley completes the preparation, adding a note of freshness and helping to balance the richness of the flavors. The dish is served hotperhaps accompanied by a side of crunchy bread, perfect for dipping into the delicious sauce.
THE stewed octopus with olives they embody authentic Mediterranean cuisine, combining simple ingredients in a symphony of flavors that evoke the sea and the culinary tradition of the Italian coasts.
This dish is an excellent choice for those who want to experience the richness and harmony of flavors of Mediterranean cuisine.
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