4 tbsp bread crumbs
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp fresh Italian parsley
salt and pepper to taste
½ cup pine nuts
½ cup raisins
1/3 lb small calamari tubes, cleaned
2 tbsp fresh extra virgin olive oil
6 ounces white wine
1 cup whole cherry tomatoes
In a large mixing bowl, combine bread crumbs, olive oil, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper. Then add pine nuts and raisins; stir until mixed evenly. Stuff 1 tbsp of mixture into each calamari tube. Close hole with toothpick.
Heat skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp olive oil. Sauté calamari, turning once. Place sautéed calamari into small baking dish. Pour wine over calamari and add cherry tomatoes. Bake at 350° F for 15-20 minutes until calamari is tender. Serve over your favorite pasta or even couscous.
Taken from “La Trattoria” by Stanislaus Food Products.