Recipe 1. octopus stewed in white wine

This dish is worthy to occupy a central place on the holiday table.This is a real delicacy, exquisite taste which is appreciated by many.To prepare the octopus in white wine need 1 kg of meat octopus, 4-5 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions, 0.5 cups of white wine, a handful of peanuts, salt and other spices to taste.

Octopus need a good wash under running water and remove the skins.You also need to remove the head with beak and suckers.Then the octopus can be scalded with boiling water or lower the carcass in boiling water for a few seconds.To extinguish need deep frying pan, where to put their carcasses and fry for 7-10 minutes in butter, stirring occasionally it.Then add the onion to the meat, cut into rings, crushed peanuts, spices and wine.The pan can be closed with a lid and leave to stew on low heat for about 15 minutes.

Recipe 2. Stuffed octopus

This exotic dish to cook dare not everyone.But if you want to really surprise the household or visitors should

be prepared to take the risk and stuffed octopus.For it will need 700 grams of meat octopus 100 grams of shrimp, 60 g butter, 50 grams of tubers of fennel, a quarter cup of red table wine, 2 tomatoes, 1 stalk shallot, a little garlic, oregano leaves, basil, salt, pepper and other seasoningstaste.

Octopus to wash, peel off the skin and remove all the unnecessary parts (head and tentacles).Then it must be simmered slightly without adding water or oil.He has to stew in its own juice.Do not worry, the juice will be dark because of the ink liquid.To make the meat acidity can add a little lemon juice.Have stuffed octopus.To do this, prepare a mixture of chopped cooked shrimp, vegetables (tomato, onion, fennel, garlic), herbs and spices.Octopus set on a baking sheet, preheat it and poured a little water.Each tentacle stuffed with the mixture and smeared with melted butter.Preparing a meal for 15-20 minutes on medium heat.Serve it with boiled potatoes can, fresh vegetables and herbs.

Recipe 3. octopus with vegetables


To prepare this dish you will need 1 large bird octopus, 2 large onions, 1 tablespoon tomato puree, 2 kilograms of mushrooms, 3 carrots, 1 celery root, 1 cup redwine, sunflower oil, bay leaf, cloves, spices.

Octopus must be washed, cleaned from the skin, remove the head and tentacles and cut into large pieces.If you buy canned octopus, it is best to soak it in cold water.Then you need to finely chop the onion and fry it in sunflower oil, add the tomato puree, red wine, bay leaf, black pepper and a few cloves.All this has to stew on low heat for about 5-6 minutes.At this time, you can go to the mushrooms.They, along with chopped onion need to boil in salted water and chop.Carrot and celery, too, need to boil and cut into cubes.All of this (vegetables and mushrooms) are fried in vegetable oil are added and wine sauce prepared previously.Carcase need octopus fry on all sides in hot oil and, together with the sauce and vegetables put into a pan.It must cover and simmer for about half an hour.