Calamari Ripieno alla Griglia
Calamari Ripieno alla Griglia takes approximately 45 minutes from beginning to end. One portion of this dish contains about 9g of protein, 17g of fat, and a total of 341 calories. This recipe serves 4. Head to the store and pick up bread crumbs, extra virgin olive oil plus, garlic, and a few other things to make it today. It works well as an affordable hor d'oeuvre. It is a good option if you're following a dairy free and pescatarian diet. Users who liked this recipe also liked Asparagi Alla Griglia--Asparagus with Prosciutto & Gorgonzola, Polpo alla griglia (Grilled Baby Octopus), and Grilled & Marinated Rabbit Recipe (coniglio Marinato Alla Griglia).
Remove tentacles and clean calamari, leaving as whole as possible. Set tentacles aside.
Place calamari in an 8-quart pot and cover with water.
Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Cook for one hour until quite tender, drain and cool.
Meanwhile, heat 4 tablespoons oil in a 10 to 12-inch saute pan until smoking.
Add garlic and sundried tomatoes and cook until light golden brown.
Add bread crumbs and continue cooking until well mixed.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Add thyme, scallions and parsley and stir to mix.
Stuff cool calamari and season with salt and pepper.
Brush stuffed calamari and tentacles with 1 tablespoon olive oil and place on grill. Cook until nicely barbecued, about 10 minutes, turning once.
Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, place tomatoes, remaining oil and chives and season with salt and pepper.
Remove calamari to plate, top with spoonfuls of tomato sauce and serve.
Recommended wine: Sparkling Wine, Sparkling Rose
Antipasti can be paired with Sparkling Wine and Sparkling rosé. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. One wine you could try is Moet & Chandon Imperial (3 Liter Bottle - Jeroboam). It has 5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 600 dollars.
Moet & Chandon Imperial (3 Liter Bottle - Jeroboam)The color is an elegant golden straw yellow with amber highlights.Its aromas are radiant, revealing bright yellow-fleshed fruits (apple, pear, yellow peach), honey, floral nuances (lime blossom) and elegant blond notes (brioche and fresh nuts).The palate is seductive, richly flavorful and smooth combining generosity and subtlety, fullness and vigor, followed by a delicately fresh crispiness (fruit with seeds), to reveal the magical balance of champagne.