Cheese Stuffed CalamariFrom trigger 9 years ago
- 2 frozen packages of squid thawed shopping list
- 2 cups romano cheese shopping list
- 2 cups bread crumbs shopping list
- 1/2 cup milk ( more or less as needed) shopping list
- 3 eggs shopping list
- 4 tablespoons fresh parsley shopping list
- 1 1/2 tablespoons salt shopping list
- fresh ground black pepper shopping list
- 1 tablespoons raisins optional shopping list
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts optional shopping list
- 4 quarts Home made tomato sauce( make on the watery side) shopping list
- 1 lb favorite pasta shopping list
How to make it
- Separate the heads from the bodies of the squid
- Run a finger up into the mantle and clear out any bones inside
- Remove the beak located in the center of the tentacles and discard
- Make stuffing
- Mix together the bread crumbs the cheese the salt, pepper and parsley.
- Taste for seasonings correct it now ( should be very salty at this point)
- Add the pine nuts and raisins
- Add milk a little at a time, enough to hold together
- Beat the egg and add to mix
- STUFF THE SQUID
- before studffing the squid make a test.
- To test the stuffing for consistency make a couple of small balls and drop them into your sauce for a few minutes.
- They shoule be firm but not dry add some additional milk if the stuffing is to dry and firm.
- Add more bread crumbs and cheese if it is too wet.
- Stuff each squid with the cheese stuffing no more then half way before sealing by using a small teaspoon or the handle of a small spoon.
- Seal Squid opening by weaving a tooth pick 1/4 inch from top
- Drop into your favorite sauce and simmer for 1 hour
- serve with your favorite pasta
The Cooktrigger MA
The Rating26 people
this looks so good I can almost taste it now!!jeannej in Raleigh loved it
Very good...bookmarked!greekgirrrl in Huntington Village loved it
Guess I am a die hard Italian- wonderful recipe thanks. ^5 I see some idiot gave you a one...we have a few on heremystic_river1 in Bradenton loved it
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