Ingredients

4-6 medium calamari tubes, cleaned
Stuffing
1/4 cup olive oil
1 onion finely chopped
2 cloves garlic crushed
Tentacles from squid chopped (optional)
1/2 cup long grain rice
2 tomatoes peeled and chopped
1/3 cup pine nuts
1/3 cup currants
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup of extra olive oil
1/2 cup white wine
1 1/2 cups tomato juice heated

Instructions

1. To clean Calamari pull away insides including the quill from the body
2. Wash tubes thoroughly use salt on hands to make the task easier
3. Pull away the outside skin and rinse again and dry on paper towels
4. Heat oil in a large fry pan, add onion and garlic cook until soft but not browned
5. Add tentacles if using, rice, tomatoes, pine nuts, currants and parsley
6. Season with salt and pepper and  stir to combine
7. Preheat oven to moderate 180% C, fill calamari three quarters full with stuffing leaving room for the rice to swell
8. Enclose the open end using a needle and thread or toothpick
9. Heat extra oil in fry pan, cook calamari over high heat 2-3 minutes. Transfer to an ovenproof dish, add wine, hot tomato juice, cover and cook for 1 ¼ hours or until calamari is tender
10. Remove and cut away thread and set aside keeping warm, reserve cooking liquid
11. Place reserved liquid in a small pan and bring to the boil. Boil 10 minutes until sauce thickens and reduces by half. Serve calamari thickly sliced with reduced tomato sauce

Sustainability

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