Calamari in Brodetto with Peeled Cherry Tomatoes
In a medium saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic, chili pepper, and 1/4 cup of parsley. Stir ingredients to combine and sauté for a minute. Careful not to burn the garlic. Add the Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Peeled Cherry Tomatoes in Puree, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine. Simmer sauce for 10 minutes over low heat. Remove from heat.
While the sauce is reducing, in a medium pan, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until soft; about 3 minutes. Add peas and mix to combine. Cook the peas until soft; about 7 to 10 minutes.
Add calamari to the mixture, and stir to combine. Increase heat to high and continue to stir calamari. Deglaze with wine, and let it evaporate for a minute. Add in the Peeled Cherry Tomato Sauce, and remaining salt; stir to combine. Lower heat to a simmer. Continue to simmer calamari and peas in broth for 7 to minutes, until calamari is tender and cooked through. Ladle into individual bowls, garnish with remaining parsley, and serve immediately. Enjoy with crostini. Mangia bene!
* Recipe created by Corporate Executive Chef Giacomo Pagano on behalf of Mangia, Inc. ™