Saturday, June 23, 2012

Cool Recipes for a Hot Summer - Octopus Salad with Creamy Potatoes, Anchovy Sauce and Green Beans by Chef Paolo Gramaglia



This finger food was hard for me to resist . Chef Paolo Gramaglia of Ristorante President in Pompei passed me the recipe.

Ingredients for 4 people:

-  1 large potato
- juice of 1 large lemon
- Anchovy sauce
- Extra virgin olive q.b.
-  1 octopus
-  10 green beans
- Salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation:

Boil and mash the potato, then whisk together with  extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and drops of anchovy sauce.
Boil the octopus, put aside the tentacles and toss with the marinade of extra virgin olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper
Boil the beans and toss with the marinade of extra virgin olive oil, lemon and salt
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In a tall shot glass, place the cream of potato  in the center, place the octopus in plain view on top and garnish with green beans. Add drops of marinade and serve

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