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Lagareiro style octopus

Although one of the best known ways to prepare it is the traditional Galician octopus, this cephalopod allows you to cook it in a thousand and one ways. And the Portuguese They are specialists in this and they demonstrate it with their multiple octopus recipes such as'powder à Lagareiro', a term that refers to workers who stepped on olives to extract oil or grapes to make wine. So, in this article we explain in detail how to prepare an octopus in the Lagareiro style.

Medium difficulty Ingredients:
  • 1 and ½ kg of octopus
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 dl of oil
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 kg new potatoes
  • Fat salt to taste
You will need to:
  • 1.5 kg octopus
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 dl of oil
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 kg new potatoes
  • Fat salt to taste
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Get the octopus and cook it in a pressure cooker with plenty of water, onion, bay leaf and salt, for 20 minutes.

2

Remove the octopus and cut it into pieces. Arrange them on a tray and water them with oil. Add the garlic with skin and bake at 200º C for 15 minutes.

3

Place the potatoes in another salt dish and place them in the oven, simultaneously with the octopus and during the same time.

4

Remove the potatoes, remove excess salt and press them lightly. Serve the octopus With the mashed potatoes.

5

Water the octopus with oil and roasted garlic to finish Lagareiro style octopus.

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Tips
  • This recipe for octopus lagareiro is for 4 servings