This is a very flavourful tomato-based Octopus Stew originally hailing from Malta.This simple dish requires only one pot and can easily be made with these simple instructions. The Octopus is showcases the original ingredients of simmered potatoes, tomatoes and red wine. Simply divine!
2kg Baby Octopus
2 large Onions – diced
2 cans diced canned Tomatoes
3/4 cup Red Wine
3 Bay Leaves
Salt and Pepper
2 large diced Potatoes
2 cups of Peas
Crusty bread- optional
Clean and cut octopus in small pieces. Fry off octopus in a little oil until it turns pink, only a few minutes, this will also create a stock. Turn off and set aside.
In a pot fry off onions until slightly brown. Add tomatoes, wine, bay leaves, salt and pepper and simmer
Add potatoes to the sauce mix as well as octopus and stock.
Cover and simmer for approximately 90 mins, stirring occasionally
Add peas and a few green olives and simmer for another 20 mins.
Serve with crusty bread.
$129.99 per boxRecommended for 2 - 3 people
$28.99 per kgApproximately 2 - 4 octopus per kg
$28.99 per kgMix will change pending seafood availability
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