Cartoccio of Calamari and Spaghetti

  • 21/07/2005
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 4
  • 50 min

Preparation of this meal »alla cartoccio« (Italian), simply means preparation in paper bag, baking paper or foil.

Ingredients

  • 800 g calamari, cleaned, washed and cut in rings
  • salt
  • 1 hot pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 100 g olives, pitted
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 300 g spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Cook the spaghetti in salted, boiling water. Then when they are half cooked drain and cool them.
  2. 2.
    In a bigger bowl mix the spaghetti and calamari, and then add olive oil, lemon juice, olives, wine, garlic and hot pepper.
  3. 3.
    Sprinkle all with Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder and parsley leaves, and mix well.
  4. 4.
    Cut the baking paper in 4 bigger rectangle pieces.
  5. 5.
    Arrange equal amount of spaghetti and calamari mixture in each rectangle. Bring the sides of the paper together and tie with thread. This should then form shape of a boat.
  6. 6.
    Place the prepared arrangements on a tray and cook in the preheated oven at 230 C, roughly 15-20 minutes.

Serving

Serve hot with salad.

Advice

Cool drained spaghetti under a cold running water.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 553 / 2.312 - -
Fat g 27,82 - -
Carbohydrates g 31,10 - -
Dietary fibre g 3,67 - -
Protein g 42,20 - -
Salt g 2,88 0 0
Vitamin A μg 449,67 11 9
Vitamin E mg 7,94 36 36
Vitamin C mg 16,07 21 18
Niacin mg 13,50 96 68
Potassium mg 660,84 18 18
Calcium mg 106,22 11 11
Phosphorous mg 606,71 76 76

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)