Mediterranean Calamari Salad Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Main IngredientHealthy,


 Olive oil2 Tablespoon (Plus More For Drizzling)
 Cherry tomatoes1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
 Squids12 , quartered
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Sliced cucumbers4 , sliced into 0.5 inch thick pieces
 Black olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
 Fresh cilantro1 Tablespoon, finely minced
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1318 Calories from Fat 312

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.2%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g31.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2796.1 mg

Sodium 1017.2 mg42.4%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 188 g376.2%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C 136%

Calcium 40.9% Iron 46.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a medium pan, heat up olive oil over high heat. When oil gives off just a hint of steam, add the tomatoes and cook for about 2-3 minutes until the skins begin to wrinkle.
3. Add the squid and cook for 30 seconds just until the squid turns white. Immediately transfer to a medium bowl.
4. Add lemon juice, cucumbers, olives, cilantro, drizzle of olive oil, a couple pinches of salt, and a couple pinches of pepper. Toss thoroughly.
5. Let salad rest in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes before serving.

6. Toss and transfer to serving bowl.
7. Serve chilled.

Editors Review

A light and refreshing salad for the summer months! Juicy cherry tomatoes, cool baby cucumbers, nutty black olives, and fresh squid will transport you to the shores of the Mediterranean. It looks, smells and tastes like summer in a bowl.