Tegame di calamari e patate al forno – Baked squid and potatoes

baked squid and potatoes

This month we have partnered with Phaidon to bring you recipes from their regional Italian cookbooks. If you want more recipes like this, Phaidon are offering up to 70% off their Italian cookbooks .

  • Serves: 6
  • Preparation Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 1 kg / 2¼ lb squid, cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 5 ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 500 g / 1 lb 2 oz potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
  • salt and pepper
  • For the stuffing:
  • 200 g / 7 oz (2 cups) fresh crustless breadcrumbs
  • 65 g / 2½ oz (¾ cup) grated Parmesan or pecorino cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C /400°F / Gas Mark 6.

  2. To make the stuffing, put the breadcrumbs into a bowl with the cheese, egg, parsley and seasoning. Mix well, then spoon the stuffing into the cavities of the squid and secure each one with a wooden cocktail stick or toothpick.

  3. Pour the oil into an oven dish, then arrange the onion, garlic and half the tomatoes on top. Sprinkle with a tablespoon of the parsley and some salt. Sit the squid on top, arrange the potato wedges around the edge of the pan, and then add the remaining tomatoes and
    parsley. Season and bake for about 30 – 40 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Allow to stand for a few minutes before serving.

  • Share this blog on:

Join the Discussion

Type your comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Flavours Blog

Food, Recipes, Lifestyle and Travel blog – by the Flavours Holidays team.