Squid salad recipe

Squid salad
  • Difficulty;
    Very easy
  • Preparation time
    10 minutes
  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Portions
  • Baking tin size
    Baking tin size
    No baking trays
  • Diet recipe
  • Vegan recipe
  • Vegetarian recipe
  • Without eggs
    No eggs
  • Without cooking
    No cook


Squid saladA perfect mix of ingredients in order to get a light salad but even colorful and nutritious salad.

It's classified as slide dish but it can be a perfect main dish if eaten with a whole bread.

A rich and light recipe, so nutritious. A great recipe for the warm and cold months, It can be served warm or cold.

It's possible steaming all ingredients for keeping original intensity of flavors, but for a speedy preparation, it can opt for the boiling.

Prefer squid ring and green bean easy to find them, fresh or freeze, the important thing is that they must be high-quality.


  • 17,6 oz (500 g) freeze squid rings
  • 10,6 oz (300 g) green bean (freeze too)
  • 1,8 oz (50 g) basil pesto
  • 10,6 oz (300 g) early potatoes (or classic potatoes)
  • 10-12 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lemon (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)
  • Green olives
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. In a large pot bring 2 liters of flavored water to a boil with lemon juice and a bay leaf. Dunk freeze squid rings and blanch them for a 5 minutes. Strain them and dry them with paper. Put them in a covered bowl with a cling film. Alternatively you can steaming squid rings (freeze or fresh) for a few 10 minutes.
  2. Freeze squid rings Steamed squid rings
  3. Peel and cut the potatoes into chunk, boil them or steaming them.
  4. Peeled and cut potatoes into chunks Steamed potatoes
  5. In a pot or in a steamer boil for a few 15-20 minutes green beans. When cooked let them drip to lose their water. Meanwhile cut cherry tomatoes.
  6. Boiled green beans Cherry tomatoes cut into pieces
  7. Use a ready-to-use pesto or, alternatively, make it mixing a fresh basil olio, salt and pine nuts (or almonds).
  8. Mixer with pesto ingredients Ready pesto for recipe
  9. Put in a bowl all ingredients and season with pesto. Add oil, salt pepper and serve.
  10. Squid salad ingredients in a bowl Ready to serve squid salad