More Great Recipes: Dinner | Italian | Main Dish | Pasta

Linguine Alla Calamari Limone

User Avatar
Member since 2007
Got a question about this recipe?
Use our BakeBot Ai Chat for instant answers.
No Video

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Yet another seafood pasta recipe. Something interesting to do with calamari, other than just frying it. This dish has a nice 'clean' flavor thanks to the lemon. the trick with this is to saute the calamari quick and hot. If you cook it to long it will be shoe leather. the alternative is to cook it long and low, but that doesn;t work to well with pasta dishes. The lemon juice can be exchanged for chicken broth or clam juice if desired to mix up the flavors a little.

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup Toasted Pine Nuts
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Cloves of Garlic, Minced
1 pound Calamari Rings
Kosher Salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1/3 cup fresh Lemon Juice
1 bunch Parsley (Roughly Chopped)
2 tsp Lemon Zest
1 lb Linguine


Cook pasta according to package directions.

Toast Pine nuts in a skillet (This works better than in the oven) over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes until fragrant.

In a large skillet, heat olive oil until it just begins to smoke, add garlic and saute for 2 minutes.

Salt and pepper the calamari and toss into skillet with garlic, cook for 2 minutes - Be careful not to overcook or calamari will be tough.

Add the lemon juice, then remove the skillet from the heat and add half of the chopped parsley and the lemon zest.

Drain Linguine; place in a shallow bowl

Pour Calamari sauce over linguine and toss.

Serve immediately; garnished with remaining parsley and pine nuts.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Hi, I'm BakeBot!

Got cooking questions? I've got answers!

For a customized chat, select response style: Home Cook, Pro Cook, or Adventurous (with a side of sass)

I can also help modify any recipe on BakeSpace.

Ask away!
Want to create a recipe? Try our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker!