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Easy and delicious homemade calimari pasta- grain free

Calamari "Pasta" Recipe

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Yield 4 -6 servings

Tender calamari sliced into pasta-like rings with fresh veggies, garlic and herbs, and a splash of white wine.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. If it isn't pre-cut, slice the calamari tubes into thin slices and leave the tentacles intact.
  2. Peel the zucchini and using a peeler, shred the zucchini into "noodles."
  3. Peel the onion and thinly slice into rings.
  4. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter or coconut oil in a large skillet.
  5. Add the onion and saute about 2 minutes until starting to become translucent.
  6. Add the zucchini and another tablespoon of butter/coconut oil and sprinkle with about half of the spices.
  7. Saute for another 5-6 minutes over medium heat until the zucchini is just starting to soften. You don't want it too soft at this point. If at any point during the cooking, liquid starts to accumulate in the pan as it cooks off of the zucchini or mushrooms, carefully pour the liquid off. You should be able to saute and slightly brown the vegetables.
  8. Add the mushrooms and the squid with the last tablespoon of butter or coconut oil.
  9. Add the rest of the spices and saute 5-6 minutes or until calamari is just cooked, but not rubbery.
  10. Splash with the wine (if using) to de-glaze the pan and add flavor.
  11. Saute one minute and remove from heat.
  12. Serve immediately.

Notes

You can also toss in 1 cup of pasta sauce at the end if you prefer a tomato based pasta, just omit the wine. If you don't use the tomato sauce, it is excellent garnished with a wedge of lemon to squeeze over the finished "pasta."

Courses Dinner

Cuisine Seafood

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 of total

Amount Per Serving

Calories 326

% Daily Value

Total Fat 12.2 g

19%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g

32%

Cholesterol 549 mg

183%

Sodium 856 mg

36%

Total Carbohydrates 15.4 g

5%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g

9%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 37.9 g

76%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Wellness Mama® at https://wellnessmama.com/5904/calamari-pasta/