Print This Page

Squid with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

FOOD & WINE Wine Club Squid with Burst Cherry Tomatoes FOOD & WINE Wine Club Squid with Burst Cherry Tomatoes
Tom Colicchio cooks these cherry tomatoes low and slow, with garlic. The result: extravagantly juicy tomatoes with amped-up flavor.
Servings: 8 to 10
Active Time:
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 1/2 pounds mixed cherry tomatoes
2 large garlic cloves, minced
Kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 pounds small squid—cleaned, bodies cut into 1/3-inch rings and tentacles halved
1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 cup lightly packed small basil leaves
Directions
In a large, deep skillet, heat the oil. Add the tomatoes, garlic and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the tomatoes just start to blister, 4 minutes. Stir in the squid and cook over moderately low heat, stirring, until the squid turns opaque, 5 minutes. Stir in the vinegar and basil. Season with salt and pepper and serve.