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Tostas de pulpo con queso

Octopus is a healthy ingredient that is highly recommend for the entire family. It is highly adaptable to all kinds of dishes, which will help you to use it in recipes as exquisite as the one we are about to propose.

  • For sharing: 4 servings
  • Difficulty: Low
  • Time: 15 min
  • Ideal for: Starter
  • Calories: 315 Kcal/100gr



Ingredients for 4 servings:

Cooked octopus tentacles, 200g packet el Rey del Pulpo.
Thick slices of bread.
Grated cheese.


  • To start, we recommend you remove the tentacles from their packaging and put them in a dish to adapt to the room temperature.
  • Cut the bread into slices two fingers thick.
  • Cut the tentacles into slices of the appropriate thickness enable you to savour this dish in all its splendour.
  • Place the slices of bread in an oven tray; if you wish add olive oil to the bread or anoint it with fresh tomato.
  • Leave the tray in the oven at 180 ºC for 10 minutes. Select the programme for both trays to ensure the bread is toasted on both sides.
  • Grate a little Parmesan cheese.
  • Then, remove the tray and place the slices of octopus and the grated cheese on the toast.
  • Add oregano and pepper to taste. Cook au gratin for 5 minutes at 150 ºC.
  • Once the 5 minutes have passed, remove the tray from the oven and spread the grated Parmesan cheese on the toast while it is still hot.

Discover more light and delicious starters ideal to impress all your guests, family and friends. Try our octopus with hummus, the baba ganoush toast with octopus, the Mexican octopus nachos and tacos, the traditional ‘pulpo a la gallega’ Spanish recipe or the simple and delicious octopus in garlic sauce.

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