Octopus salad recipe, a dish with a Spanish tinge

If you like Mediterranean food and in a healthy way, you will not want to miss this octopus salad recipe Spanish style.

Spanish food is full of aromas that evoke a number of singularities of that culture, which are reflected in its exuberant cuisine, for example, Iberian seafood. You crave? Keep reading!

How to make octopus salad

We teach you how to make octopus salad to share with your family and friends, and learn Spanish cuisine.

Preparation time25 minutesCooking time 15 minutesTotal time40 minutesCategoryMain courseCookingInternationalKeywordsOctopus salad, Mediterranean food, Spanish foodFor how many people2 peoplePortionLargeCalories225Fat3.5 g


  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic paste or (3 to 4 cloves of crushed garlic)
  • 1 big onion
  • 1/2 jar of olives
  • 1 pound of octopus
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice


Step 1: Cook (cook) the octopus

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When the water boils, add the octopus to the pot for 15 minutes. At the end of the cooking time, remove the pot from the heat and let the octopus rest in the water for 10 minutes.

Step 2: Cut the bell peppers

Wash the peppers very well and proceed to cut them into small squares or julienne strips.

Step 3: Cut the onion and tomato

Wash the onion and tomato very well. Proceed to cut the onion into julienne strips and the tomato into squares.

Step 4: Cut the olives

Cut the olives into small pieces.

Step 5: Cut the octopus

Cut the octopus into medium pieces.

Step 6: Stir

Add the peppers, onion, tomato, olives, octopus, vinegar and lemon juice to a salad bowl. Proceed to stir all the ingredients very well.

Our hosts Karen Vinasco and Pacho Cardona have already prepared it for themselves, their niece and their daughters, and they give us a brief summary of this recipe in the following video…


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