Print
Octopus Salad
Total:
3 hr 50 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
2 hr
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
3 hr 50 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
2 hr
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh or frozen octopus, cleaned
  • 5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 1 handful fresh parsley, leaves picked and finely chopped 
  • 1 lemon
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and add the octopus, a couple of cloves of garlic, and white wine vinegar. Stir well and cover with a lid, lower the flame and cook slowly for about 1 hour, then turn off the heat and let the octopus cool off in the cooking water for about 30 minutes.

Add 2 potatoes to a pot of cold water and boil until just tender. Drain and dice into 1-inch cubes.

Remove the cooled octopus from the water and place it on a cutting board, slice the tentacles into 1-inch pieces and the head into small squares.

In a serving bowl mix together the octopus, potatoes, fresh parsley and remaining garlic. Season the octopus mixture with a generous drizzle extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper, to taste, and finish with some lemon juice.

Stir the salad well, cover it, and refrigerate for about 2 hours.

Cook's Note

All you need is a glass of dry white wine and a slice of toasted bread!

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Mediterranean Shrimp and Orzo Salad

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

I Can't Believe It's Not Potato Salad!

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Rockin' Taco Salad

Recipe courtesy of Hungry Girl

Composed Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Kale Buttermilk Caesar Salad with Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Melissa Gaman

Grilled Thai Beef Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

L.O.V.E. Wrap Sandwich (Lettuce, Onion, Vegetable, Egg Salad)

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Octopus Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ben Sargent

On TV

Unwrapped 2.0

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Good Eats

12pm | 11c

Good Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Good Eats

1pm | 12c

Good Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Southern and Hungry

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cooks vs. Cons

8pm | 7c

Cooks vs. Cons

11pm | 10c

Cooks vs. Cons

12am | 11c

So Much Pretty Food Here