Italian Calamari w/ Penne

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 473.6
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 176.0 mg
  • Sodium: 726.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 66.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.7 g
  • Protein: 28.4 g

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Better than any resturant :) Better than any resturant :)
Number of Servings: 6


    1 pound whole wheat penne
    2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 cup white onion diced
    1/2 bunch fresh basil
    Salt and pepper (pinches to taste)
    1 pound Calamari, cut into 1/4 inch rings
    (Leave any tenticles whole)
    40 oz Jar of Marinara Sauce ( Victoria's All natural)
    Parmasean cheese


First boil water and begin to cook Penne.

In a large cold skillet add olive oil and garlic and cook on a medium low heat until golden, add onion and salt and pepper. Cook onion for 3 minutes then add calamari cook for 3 minutes. Pour entire jar of sauce and add basil. Bring up to a simmer for another 3 minutes. Pour over Penne and top with Parmasean cheese.

" Calories based on 6 1 & 1/2 cup servings"
(8 1- cup servings = 355.2 Calories, 10.2 Fat, 8.7 fiber)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TOLIVEINCOLOR.

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  • This dish was amazing! I added a little red wine vinegar while sauteing the calamari and crushed red pepper at the end for an added kick. Mushrooms might be a nice touch as well. - 8/22/10

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  • I do not like calamari. Do you have any substitue suggestions?
    - 3/9/10

    Reply from TOLIVEINCOLOR (5/8/10)
    You could easily use shrimp or cut chicken into bite size chunks :)

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  • I agree! It was fantastic, Better quality than any resturant! So light and tasty. This will definitely be made again. - 3/6/10

    Reply from TOLIVEINCOLOR (5/8/10)
    Thanks so much for your feedback~ The greatest thing is you know what is in it when you cook @ home.

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