Polpo alla Luciana

 

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Naples | Italy

 
 

Polpo alla Luciana" Recipe

Octopus with tomato sauce

Ingredients:

1 octopus
3 big tomatoes peeled and chopped
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 spoon oregano
3 bay leafs
1 glass white wine
1 onion, chopped
2 clove garlic
20 Gaeta olives (or black olives)
1 spoon capers (optional)
Salt and pepper


How to prepare:

Wash and clean the octopus and cut it in not too small pieces and salt them.
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onions, bay leaf, oregano, garlic, and salt and cook, stirring often, until the onions are soft and translucent, about 10 minutes. Add the peeled and chopped tomatoes and stir constantly until the sauce begins to boil. Add the pieces of the octopus and cook them for 5-7 minutes till their color change. Add the capers and the olives and cook for one more minute.