Tender calamari rings cooked in flavorful mushroom and roasted pepper sauce, and mixed with fettuccine pasta. This Creamy Calamari Fettuccine is my favorite seafood dish!

CREAMY CALAMARI FETTUCCINE

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: creamy calamari recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 753kcal
Author: Tania Sheff
Tender calamari rings cooked in flavorful mushroom and roasted pepper sauce, and mixed with fettuccine pasta. This Creamy Calamari Fettuccine is my favorite seafood dish!
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 lb. mushrooms sliced
  • 1 6.5 oz. jar roasted peppers
  • 1 lb. calamari rings fresh or thawed
  • 1 cup Half&Half or heavy cream
  • 1 16 oz. package fettuccine pasta
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian herbs
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes optional
  • salt to taste
  • chopped parsley to garnish

Instructions

  • Puree the roasted peppers together with the liquid from the jar in a smoothie cup, blender, food processor, or with immersion blender, until smooth.
  • In a large skillet, saute the onion in olive oil over medium heat, until soft (about 7-10 minutes).
  • Add garlic, cook for 1 minute and then add mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  • Add pureed roasted peppers, salt, pepper, Italian herbs, and red pepper flakes. Stir.
  • Add calamari and cook them in the mushroom-pepper sauce for 20-30 minutes, until calamari are tender.
  • While calamari are cooking, bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the fettuccine according to the package instructions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
  • Add Half&Half to calamari sauce, stir and turn off the heat.
  • Add fettuccine to the skillet and mix everything well. Garnish with chopped parsley.

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Nutrition

Calories: 753kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 371mg | Sodium: 841mg | Potassium: 1148mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 11.6% | Vitamin C: 42.3% | Calcium: 18.7% | Iron: 24.1%