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  1. Wash the octopus and remove the eyes and mouth.

  2. In a pot place wine, vinegar, bay leaf and the octopus and cook over medium heat covered for an hour.

  3. Grate the tomato

  4. Cut the octopus into small pieces.

  5. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees without the fan

  6. Saute the onion in a pan and add the garlic and octopus.

  7. Add the octopus broth and oregano

  8. Add the tomato and season with salt and pepper.

  9. Boil for 10 minutes

  10. Add half a liter of water and bring to a boil.

  11. Transfer to a clay hull or pyrex

  12. Add the macaroni and stir

  13. Place in the oven without a lid and bake until it absorbs most of the liquid but does not dry out.

  14. Stir a couple of times during baking.


1½ kg octopus squid

100 ml dry white wine

1 dash of vinegar

2 bay leaves

500 g macaroni (chopped pasta)

3 medium onions

4 cloves of garlic

5  large tomatoes grated

200 ml of olive oil

1 cup of squid broth

500 - 700 ml of water

1 tbsp oregano

Salt + pepper

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