Octopus and Potato Salad

Octopus and Potato Salad

Ingredients

For 6

For the Salad:

  • 3 pounds tenderized octopus

  • 8 cloves garlic, divided

  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns

  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2 inch chunks

  • 1 cup mixed olives, gaeta, cerignola or kalamata work well

  • 3 lemons, juice only

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

  • salt and black pepper as desired

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a stock pot and cover them with water. Add a generous amount of salt to the water and bring to a boil over a high flame. Cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 20-30 minutes. Drain and transfer the potatoes to a large mixing bowl to cool.

  2. Wash the octopus under cold Running water. Put a large stockpot over a high flame. Add 4 garlic cloves and peppercorns to the pot and bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add the octopus to the pot and return to a boil. Lower the flame to a simmer and cook covered until the thickest part of the octopus is tender, about 30 minutes. For larger octopus it may take longer.

  3. Remove from heat and let the octopus sit in the water  It’s absolutely necessary to let the octopus in its own water until it’s cooled to keep the octopus soft and tender.Transfer the octopus to a cutting board and discard the head(s). Cut the tentacles first. If they are large cut them into 2 or 3 pieces. Cut the rest of the octopus into bite sized chunks. Add all the octopus pieces to the bowl of potatoes.

  4. Add the extra virgin olive oil, olives, lemon juice,  parsley and the remaining 4 cloves of garlic minced to the bowl and mix well. Taste for seasoning and season with salt and black pepper as desired. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.

79 thoughts on “Octopus and Potato Salad

  • 23rd January 2024 at 8:39 pm
    Permalink

    I actually wanted to type a small word in order to express gratitude to you for all the magnificent guidelines you are writing here. My considerable internet lookup has at the end of the day been paid with really good information to talk about with my friends. I ‘d repeat that many of us visitors actually are unequivocally blessed to be in a fantastic network with many wonderful people with helpful pointers. I feel really grateful to have come across your entire web page and look forward to tons of more cool moments reading here. Thanks again for a lot of things.

    Reply
  • 21st January 2024 at 3:36 pm
    Permalink

    I definitely wanted to type a simple comment to appreciate you for some of the awesome recommendations you are showing on this website. My extensive internet lookup has at the end of the day been compensated with really good know-how to share with my relatives. I ‘d assert that we site visitors are definitely fortunate to live in a fine place with many marvellous individuals with great solutions. I feel truly grateful to have used your entire web site and look forward to some more thrilling moments reading here. Thank you once again for all the details.

    Reply
  • 20th January 2024 at 12:43 pm
    Permalink

    I wish to express appreciation to you just for rescuing me from such a trouble. Just after looking through the world wide web and obtaining ideas which were not beneficial, I believed my entire life was well over. Existing minus the strategies to the issues you have sorted out by way of your entire guideline is a serious case, as well as the kind which may have in a negative way damaged my career if I had not encountered your web site. Your capability and kindness in playing with a lot of stuff was invaluable. I am not sure what I would have done if I had not discovered such a solution like this. It’s possible to at this time look ahead to my future. Thanks for your time so much for this high quality and amazing help. I will not hesitate to refer the sites to any person who needs to have guidelines about this topic.

    Reply
  • 18th January 2024 at 9:41 am
    Permalink

    My spouse and i ended up being delighted when Michael could conclude his researching while using the ideas he came across in your weblog. It is now and again perplexing just to possibly be giving out facts which some others might have been making money from. Therefore we fully understand we’ve got you to appreciate for that. The main illustrations you have made, the simple website navigation, the friendships you will aid to instill – it’s got all impressive, and it is facilitating our son in addition to us believe that that idea is brilliant, which is incredibly vital. Thank you for the whole lot!

    Reply
  • 17th January 2024 at 11:45 pm
    Permalink

    When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new feedback are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the identical comment. Is there any approach you’ll be able to take away me from that service? Thanks!

    Reply
  • 17th January 2024 at 8:56 am
    Permalink

    I precisely wished to thank you so much all over again. I’m not certain what I might have done without the smart ideas discussed by you concerning this subject matter. It seemed to be a frightful crisis in my view, nevertheless looking at a specialized manner you solved it made me to jump over contentment. I am happier for the support and believe you are aware of a powerful job that you are carrying out training many people through your websites. I am certain you have never met all of us.

    Reply
  • 16th January 2024 at 8:40 am
    Permalink

    Needed to create you a very small observation to finally thank you so much once again with your wonderful tricks you have featured on this site. This has been simply strangely open-handed with people like you to give easily exactly what numerous people might have supplied for an electronic book to help make some profit on their own, particularly given that you might well have done it if you ever desired. The things likewise worked like a great way to know that some people have similar interest much like my personal own to learn somewhat more pertaining to this problem. I think there are many more fun opportunities ahead for folks who take a look at your site.

    Reply
  • 15th January 2024 at 6:38 am
    Permalink

    I want to show some appreciation to the writer just for rescuing me from this particular crisis. After looking through the internet and seeing basics which were not powerful, I was thinking my life was done. Being alive devoid of the approaches to the issues you have resolved as a result of your good review is a crucial case, as well as ones that would have badly affected my entire career if I hadn’t noticed your web blog. Your main talents and kindness in maneuvering all the details was important. I don’t know what I would’ve done if I hadn’t come across such a thing like this. I can now look ahead to my future. Thank you so much for this reliable and results-oriented guide. I will not hesitate to endorse your blog post to any person who wants and needs assistance on this area.

    Reply
  • 14th January 2024 at 1:28 am
    Permalink

    I really wanted to jot down a simple word so as to say thanks to you for all of the precious strategies you are sharing at this site. My extended internet look up has finally been honored with reasonable insight to talk about with my great friends. I ‘d assume that we readers are really fortunate to live in a useful site with so many special individuals with good basics. I feel extremely privileged to have come across the site and look forward to tons of more entertaining minutes reading here. Thank you again for a lot of things.

    Reply
  • 12th January 2024 at 8:31 pm
    Permalink

    I truly wanted to send a small word to be able to appreciate you for some of the great points you are writing on this site. My time-consuming internet investigation has at the end been recognized with reasonable knowledge to talk about with my pals. I ‘d claim that we site visitors actually are really endowed to exist in a really good website with many marvellous people with helpful plans. I feel pretty fortunate to have encountered your entire webpages and look forward to plenty of more thrilling minutes reading here. Thank you again for all the details.

    Reply
  • 11th January 2024 at 2:53 pm
    Permalink

    Thanks so much for providing individuals with an extremely terrific opportunity to read articles and blog posts from this site. It’s always very amazing plus stuffed with a good time for me personally and my office co-workers to visit the blog at least thrice per week to read the latest guides you have. Not to mention, we’re actually happy with all the astounding secrets you serve. Some 4 areas in this posting are in reality the simplest I have ever had.

    Reply
  • 10th January 2024 at 7:06 am
    Permalink

    I am just commenting to make you be aware of of the exceptional experience my wife’s girl developed checking your webblog. She came to find a wide variety of details, including how it is like to have a marvelous helping mindset to get the rest just know precisely a number of tricky matters. You truly did more than readers’ desires. Thank you for imparting such priceless, trusted, revealing and in addition easy tips on your topic to Mary.

    Reply
  • 9th January 2024 at 2:57 am
    Permalink

    I wanted to compose you the little note to be able to give thanks once again for all the gorgeous ideas you have shared in this article. This has been simply pretty open-handed with people like you in giving openly exactly what a number of us would’ve offered as an electronic book to help with making some bucks for themselves, notably now that you could possibly have tried it if you desired. The creative ideas also served to be a fantastic way to fully grasp many people have similar zeal much like mine to find out way more in respect of this condition. I am certain there are some more enjoyable situations ahead for folks who scan through your blog.

    Reply
  • 7th January 2024 at 8:42 pm
    Permalink

    Thanks so much for giving everyone a very marvellous opportunity to read articles and blog posts from this site. It is usually so awesome and stuffed with amusement for me and my office fellow workers to visit your website the equivalent of 3 times in 7 days to read through the new things you will have. Of course, I am also always fascinated for the incredible creative concepts served by you. Some 3 areas on this page are in truth the most suitable we have all ever had.

    Reply
  • 6th January 2024 at 12:09 pm
    Permalink

    I and also my buddies have been reading the best things from the website and then the sudden got a horrible feeling I never expressed respect to the web site owner for those tips. All the men were as a consequence excited to study all of them and now have in fact been tapping into them. Many thanks for being very kind and then for picking out this sort of marvelous guides most people are really eager to discover. My very own sincere apologies for not expressing appreciation to you sooner.

    Reply
  • 3rd January 2024 at 11:00 pm
    Permalink

    I needed to post you this very small word in order to say thank you as before on the precious concepts you’ve shown here. This has been so generous with people like you to give unreservedly what exactly most people could possibly have marketed for an ebook to help make some profit for themselves, most importantly given that you might have done it if you ever wanted. The thoughts additionally served like a great way to be aware that other people online have the same desire really like my own to realize a whole lot more around this matter. I think there are numerous more pleasant instances ahead for many who browse through your website.

    Reply
  • 2nd January 2024 at 3:21 pm
    Permalink

    I definitely wanted to send a quick note to be able to appreciate you for these wonderful steps you are showing on this site. My extensive internet search has finally been rewarded with high-quality ideas to exchange with my great friends. I would claim that we site visitors are definitely lucky to live in a fabulous community with so many marvellous individuals with great points. I feel really blessed to have come across your website page and look forward to many more enjoyable minutes reading here. Thank you again for everything.

    Reply
  • 31st December 2023 at 9:25 pm
    Permalink

    My spouse and i got satisfied that Edward could conclude his inquiry through the entire ideas he was given out of your blog. It is now and again perplexing just to continually be releasing guides which often others could have been making money from. And we also keep in mind we need the blog owner to thank because of that. Most of the illustrations you have made, the easy website navigation, the friendships you can help instill – it’s mostly powerful, and it is assisting our son and us feel that the content is entertaining, which is certainly pretty vital. Thanks for all!

    Reply
  • 30th December 2023 at 3:32 am
    Permalink

    I and my friends happened to be examining the great tactics located on your website while immediately I got an awful feeling I had not expressed respect to the web site owner for them. All the guys happened to be glad to see them and have pretty much been loving them. I appreciate you for genuinely simply thoughtful and also for finding such very good areas millions of individuals are really desperate to learn about. Our sincere apologies for not expressing appreciation to earlier.

    Reply
  • 29th December 2023 at 1:35 am
    Permalink

    I am just commenting to make you know of the magnificent discovery my friend’s child enjoyed reading the blog. She figured out numerous issues, which include what it’s like to have an awesome helping style to make the rest quite simply thoroughly grasp some extremely tough subject matter. You really exceeded our expectations. Thank you for rendering such warm and friendly, dependable, edifying and easy guidance on this topic to Emily.

    Reply
  • 27th December 2023 at 10:04 pm
    Permalink

    A lot of thanks for all your effort on this web site. Debby loves conducting investigation and it’s easy to see why. We all learn all regarding the compelling manner you give both interesting and useful ideas through your blog and attract response from other ones on that area then our own girl is truly starting to learn a whole lot. Take advantage of the rest of the year. You’re the one performing a good job.

    Reply
  • 26th December 2023 at 6:10 pm
    Permalink

    I am commenting to let you know what a helpful discovery our daughter had reading yuor web blog. She even learned many details, including what it’s like to have an ideal coaching style to have many people effortlessly know precisely several complex subject matter. You truly did more than visitors’ desires. I appreciate you for imparting those warm and helpful, dependable, explanatory as well as easy tips about your topic to Ethel.

    Reply
  • 20th December 2023 at 1:25 pm
    Permalink

    I simply wished to thank you so much yet again. I am not sure what I might have taken care of without these solutions revealed by you directly on that subject. It had become a very alarming problem in my circumstances, but witnessing a new professional form you dealt with that forced me to leap with contentment. I will be happier for the information and as well , have high hopes you find out what a great job that you’re doing training the mediocre ones through your web blog. Most probably you’ve never come across all of us.

    Reply
  • 2nd December 2023 at 11:06 am
    Permalink

    I wish to point out my gratitude for your kindness in support of those individuals that have the need for guidance on this matter. Your very own dedication to getting the solution across had been pretty informative and have regularly enabled somebody much like me to realize their dreams. Your amazing warm and friendly report denotes a whole lot to me and even more to my mates. Thanks a lot; from each one of us.

    Reply
  • 17th November 2023 at 3:58 am
    Permalink

    Thank you a lot for providing individuals with such a brilliant opportunity to read critical reviews from this site. It is usually very amazing and as well , stuffed with a great time for me personally and my office peers to search your site more than three times in 7 days to see the newest secrets you have. And lastly, I’m also usually fascinated concerning the dazzling guidelines served by you. Some 3 points in this posting are certainly the most suitable I have had.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Or

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *