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Octopus and Potato Salad

This easy Italian seafood recipe is made with a few simple ingredients.
Course: Dinner
Keyword: barilla, octopus, winter salad


  • 2 pounds octopus
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chives
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 medium Idaho potatoes


  • Simmer the octopus in salted water and a peeled onion until completely cooked through about 45 minutes. Let it cool down in its own water.
  • Skin and cut the octopus in small pieces.
  • Meanwhile peel and cut the potatoes in ½ inch dices. Boil in salted water
  • Combine potatoes and octopus in a bowl, season with black pepper and lemon juice.
  • Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil
  • Serve on individual plates garnished with chopped chives over the top.