This is a regular dinner in our house. Calamari is cooked in a spicy tomato and red wine sauce then served on a bed of linguine.
This was delicious. I was able to get frozen calamari rings and it was quicker to make because the calamari only cooked for 3 minutes. I added some dried italian spices one time and fresh basil another. Both times my family LOVED it. - 27 Sep 2008 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
Once you've tried Calamari w/garlic, herbs and tomato sauce, If you enhoy calamari, I can't imagine you wouldn't be hooked. I have ate fried calamari most of my adult life but never ate it any other way. I had the fortunate opportunity to have calamari w/garlic, herbs and tomatoe sauce at Catch 35 in Chicago as an appetizer recently. I don't think I will ever eat fried calamari again. Excellent! - 01 Dec 2006 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
This is a good recipe, but it is much nicer when made with fresh tomatoes. Just blanch and peel the tomatoes and then slice, instead of using the paste. Before adding the squid, I took the sauce and ran it through a food processor to make it more sauce-like. Will use again (and already have!) Raphael - 15 Sep 2005 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)