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Octopus with “Short” Spaghetti

  • Cooking time30 minutes
  • Prep time1 hour
  • Servings4 portions
recipe image Octopus with “Short” Spaghetti


  • 1000 gr. octopus, cut
  • 250 gr. "short” spaghetti
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 50 ml. red wine
  • 1 ½ teaspoon concentrated tomato juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 laurel leaf
  • 2-3 pieces of allspice
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1000 ml. warm water
  • 80 ml. Altis Chania Crete Olive Oil
  • Freshly ground pepper


      1. In a big saucepan, we boil the octopus in 50 ml. water and the vinegar, until the liquids evaporate and it becomes reddish.
      2. We add the olive oil and onion, continue to saute for a few minutes and quench with the wine.
      3. We add the spices, concentrated tomato juice, sugar, salt, pepper and "short” spaghetti.
      4. We add the water, regularly stirring, boil the food for 25 min., and then serve.
      - The recipe goes well with a little orange zest - We can also prepare the recipe in the oven, the same as a youvetsi