Greek Style Braised Octopus

Greek Style Braised Octopus

  • 11 mins
  • 9 ingredients
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  • Servings 4
  • Prep 10 min
  • Cook 1 1/2 hours min
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Ingredients

  • 1 large octopus, head removed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 (24) oz can of tomato sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsp oregano
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb baby potatoes, optional
  • Add the octopus to boiling water and cook for 1/2 hour at a simmer.
  • Remove octopus from water and set aside.
  • In another stock pot add the olive oil, garlic, oregano, and onions and saute until soft. About 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomato sauce and orange slices along with the octopus and simmer for 1 hour or until tender.
  • If desired you can add baby potatoes to the braise.

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