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Baked Calamari



  • 3 squid
  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup green olives (50 g)
  • 1/4 cup Taggiasca olives (30 g)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (30 g)
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of breadcrumbs
  • Oregano to taste
  • Half a lemon (juice and zest)
  • 5 basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil to taste


  • Clean and Prepare the Squid:
    • Clean the squid and cut them into rings.
  • Prepare the Tomatoes:
    • Make a small incision in the cherry tomatoes and blanch them in boiling water for 30 seconds. Cool them down, peel them, and cut them in half.
  • Mix the Ingredients:
    • In a bowl, mix the cherry tomatoes with green olives, Taggiasca olives, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, oregano, the juice and zest of half a lemon, chopped basil leaves, salt, and pepper.
  • Assemble the Dish:
    • Place the squid rings in a baking dish, cover them with the tomato and olive mixture, and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake:
    • Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for about 20 minutes or until the squid is crispy.
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