Recipe courtesy of Rao's

Octopus Salad

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  • Total: 2 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 2 hr 35 min
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1 octopus (4 to 5 pounds)

4 stalks celery, medium diced

4 lemons, juiced

1 can large pitted olives, halved

1 clove garlic, minced

3/4 red onion, medium diced

1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

Olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In large stock pot boil octopus until tender (1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours). Take out and let cool. When cool, clean and slice. In a large mixing bowl, add celery, juice from the lemons, olives, garlic, onion, parsley, and sprinkle with olive oil. Mix well and season salad with salt and pepper. Remove from mixing bowl and serve at room temperature.