Octopus Baked with Potatoes

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The tentacles of the octopus are prepared as a very delicious meal. Octopus meat prevents cancer and it’s a great source of vitamin B, zinc, iron that are beneficial to the body.

Enjoy the tender, rich flavor of organic octopus in this greek recipe.

Serves 6

Ingredients

1 octopus (5lb), cleaned and cut into serving pieces

4lb potatoes, cut into wedges

5 garlic cloves, sliced

2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped

¾ cup olive oil

4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

salt and pepper

1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped

lemon wedges, to garnish

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the pieces of octopus into a roasting pan with the potatoes wedges.

Heat the olive oil in a skillet, over medium heat, add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute. Remove the skillet for the heat and spoon the mixture over the octopus and potatoes.

Sprinkle with lemon juice and bake, adding as much water as necessary to prevent it drying out, for about 2 hours.

Serve hot, garnished with lemon wedges.

 

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