Recipe | Squid Ink Pasta with Mushroom, Lemon, Chilli and Garlic

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I've been reading about, and seeing squid ink pasta a bit and was keen to try it, so when browsing Salt, Meats, Cheese over the weekend I couldn't help but buy a packet. Not having a recipe in mind, I decided to make one up. Wanting the pasta to be the star, I chose not to make a heavy sauce. It was pretty funny boiling the pasta, as the colour runs so ends up being a bubbling pot of black liquid. Once cooked the pasta got very sticky but once the sauce is mixed in its all good.

  • 150 gm Black Squid Linguine
  • 3 tbs Olive Oil
  • 1 tbs Minced Garlic
  • 2 tbs Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 cup Sliced Mushroom
  • 1 tsp Dried Chilli Flakes
  • 1 tbs Breadcrumbs
  • t tsp Washed Capers
  • 1 tbs Butter
  • To taste Salt and pepper
Cooking Directions
  1. Cook Linguine as per instructions
  2. Heat up oil, add garlic and breadcrumbs. Fry up for 2 minutes on low heat.
  3. Mix in butter, mushrooms, chilli, salt and pepper. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  4. Add capers and lemon juice. Take off heat once mixed through.
  5. Throw in the cooked pasta, mix the sauce through and serve!

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  1. I have never heard of that pasta, it sounds and looks very interesting.

  2. Garlic, Lemon and Chilli some o fmy FAVOURITES! I am going to try this :) Yum x

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  4. I have been seeing this pasta a lot around. wonder how does squid ink pasta taste?? Does it have a weird squidy taste??!!!
    BTW this recipe looks so good!

    1. Haha no squidy taste! It really doesn't have a strong flavour so if people are offput by that, they shouldn't be!

  5. Thanks for visiting my humble blog! :) Love your blog and this recipe looks so yummy!

  6. I love squid ink pasta...the taste, the texture and the dramatic look...just perfect.

  7. Hi! I adore squid ink pasta and order it whenever it's on a menu. If I find black squid linguine, you can be sure I'd buy a pack to try! I always thought you had to get the liquid and make it yourself. This looks fantastic with the garlic and mushrooms!

  8. Great pasta dish and love the black pasta. I have a little package of the skid to use it some day. Maybe with this recipe.

  9. Wow, this looks great! I've always been a little scared to work with squid ink. Thank you for linking up another great recipe for Fabulous Foodie Fridays x

  10. This looks so yummy!!



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