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Calamari Bruschetta

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Calamari Bruschetta


For the calamari

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Cut the baguette into slices and place in a baking pan one slice next to the other. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 4-5 minutes, until crunchy.
  • Place a pan over high heat and let it get hot.
  • Cut the calamari into 1 cm slices. Pat dry with paper towels.
  • Drizzle with the remaining olive oil and separate into 3 batches.
  • Sauté the first batch for 2-4 minutes until golden and add the juice from ½ a lemon.
  • Remove from pan, transfer to a serving bowl and wipe the pan with paper towels.
  • Sauté the remaining 2 batches in the same manner.

For the pesto sauce

  • Beat the olive oil and garlic in a food processor until the garlic breaks down completely.
  • add the rocket, basil, rosemary leaves and bouillon cube. Beat for 2 minutes until a paste is created.
  • When ready, add it to the bowl with the calamari.
  • Mix thoroughly and spread the calamari slices over the bruschetta.
  • Garnish with thyme tips and serve with lemon wedges.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
78 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
25 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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