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Prep Time:

20 Minutes


Serves 4-6 People


Step 1 – Prepare Squid

Slice squid bodies into 1/4 rings. Cut tentacles into halves or quarters.

Step 2 – Sauté

In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil and, when hot, add garlic and crushed .

Cook, stirring for 30 seconds.

Stir in the .

When the begin to simmer, add squid, and cook until just opaque, 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the , lemon juice and salt to taste.

Step 3 – Serve

Serve immediately with some crusty bread to sop up the sauce!

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