Seafood Pasta Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pasta Italian Style

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1991

  • About

Once you see how easy squid are to clean and cook, and find out what a true delicacy they are, you will want to include them on your menu more often. This is an exceptionally good salad and could stand on its own as a main course.


  • 2 lb (900 g) squid, as small as possible
  • 2 tablespoons (2 X 15 <


To prepare a squid, hold the sac in one hand and pull off the head and tentacles with the other. Some of the insides will come away with the head. Cut off the tentacles in front of the eyes and reserve. Remove all the rest of the inside of the sac, including the long, flexible bone, and discard. Pour running water into the sac and squeeze out anything remaining inside. In water, peel off as muc