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Skillet Rigatoni Octopus Pasta

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alexandra Golovac, Health Coach


  • 1 box Rigatoni Pasta
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves smashed
  • 1/4-1/3 cup Flat Leaf Parsley minced
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil reserve half for garnish
  • 1 lb Calamari and Octopus
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese


  • 1. Boil the pasta according to the directions of the box. Prepare al dente. 
    2. In a saute pan or skillet heat half of the olive oil. Add the garlic and the octopus. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Once the octopus has cooked add the lemon juice, half of the parsley, and a bit more olive oil. 
    3. Add the cooked pasta into the skillet pan with the cooked octopus, gently toss together. 
    4. Set the oven on broil. Garnish the pasta with the freshly grated parmesan cheese. Pop the skillet in the oven and broil until the cheese melts. 
    5. Garnish the pasta with the rest of the parsley and the remaining olive oil. Serve and enjoy! 
    Skillet Rigatoni Octopus Pasta