Delicious Greek Traditional Boiled Octopus. Authentic Recipe of “Vrastó Htapódi”.

Greek Recipes

Boiled Octopus is a traditional Greek dish that you can taste to the majority of the fish tavernas of the sunny Greek islands. Enjoy it!

Greek Recipes

Greek Traditional Boiled Octopus. Authentic Recipe of “Vrastó Htapódi”.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Βραστό χταπόδι
Maria Papadopoulos
The Boiled Octopus is a traditional Greek dish that you can taste to the majority of the fish tavernas of the sunny Greek islands. Enjoy it!
5 from 2 votes

— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Price Level Normal Price
Main Ingredient Group Shellfish, Shellfish – Mollusks
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes
Main Cooking Method Boiled
Occasional Cooking Weekend Family Meal Recipes
Servings 10 Portions
Calories / Serving 267 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1.5 kg (3.31 lb) Octopus
  • ¾ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 Soupspoon Wine Vinegar
  • 3 glove Garlic
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Dried Oregano or Parsley

Instructions
 

  • Wash the octopus well and place it in a pan with no water.
  • Allow cooking at a moderate heat in its own juices.
  • Once the juices have been fully absorbed, add a little water if it hasn't been softened sufficiently.
  • After it has softened (cooked), drain it and cut it into pieces.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients and add them to the octopus.

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Nutrition

Calories: 267kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 22gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 345mgPotassium: 527mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 225IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 80mgIron: 8mg
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