Italian Soup

If you haven’t made calamari soup yet, you have the opportunity to remedy the situation by making an Italian soup. This soup is not for every day, but rather for a special dinner. However, there can always be a special occasion.


200g of peeled calamari

700 ml of pureed tomatoes in their own juice

half a red onion

3 garlic cloves

4 tbsp olive oil

50 ml white dry wine

juice of a quarter of a lemon

4 sprigs of basil

2 tsp. sugar

4 slices of ciabatta or baguette

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp. dried oregano

black pepper


Step by step recipe

Step 1.

Finely chop the red onion and garlic and sauté in olive oil with the oregano until soft, 5 minutes. Add the wine, after 30 seconds add the pureed tomatoes and paprika and 400 ml water. Bring to the boil and reduce the heat to minimum.

Step 2.

Toast the bread in a toaster or in a dry pan until golden.

Step 3

Slice the calamari into rings and fry in a very hot frying pan with olive oil, stirring, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.

Step 4.

Pour the hot soup into plates, place the calamari rings on top, sprinkle with herbs, serve with toasted bread.

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