Octopus in Olive Oil, Matiz, 4.2 oz

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Matiz Gallego Octopus in Olive Oil: A Taste of Spain's Wild Atlantic

A Culinary Homage to Galician Traditions: The Octopus in Olive Oil by Matiz Gallego is not merely a canned seafood item; it's a flavorful testament to Spain's rich maritime heritage. Harvested from the cold, nutrient-rich waters of the Atlantic Ocean along Spain's rugged northwestern coast, each octopus symbolizes the enduring Galician fishing tradition. Utilizing age-old octopus pots, a method that respects the ocean's balance, Matiz Gallego ensures that each catch is as sustainable as it is delicious. The octopus, known for its plumpness and tenderness, is then hand-prepared with meticulous care in Galicia, Spain. Packed in a tin with nothing but the finest extra virgin olive oil and a hint of lemon juice, these octopuses are a sublime representation of Galician culinary art.

Simplicity Meets Sophistication: The minimalistic approach to seasoning - just olive oil and a dash of lemon - is a deliberate choice highlighting the natural flavors of the wild octopus. This method allows the tender, savory taste of the seafood to shine through, complemented subtly by the fruity notes of the olive oil and the fresh zing of lemon. Whether enjoyed straight from the tin or incorporated into a recipe, Matiz Gallego's Octopus in Olive Oil is a versatile ingredient that adds a touch of Spanish elegance to any dish.

Galician Octopus Salad


  • Matiz Gallego Octopus in Olive Oil
  • Mixed greens
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Olive oil and lemon dressing
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper


  1. In a salad bowl, combine mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion.
  2. Gently toss the salad with olive oil and lemon dressing.
  3. Arrange slices of the octopus on top of the salad.
  4. Garnish with chopped parsley, sea salt, and black pepper.
  5. Serve as a light and refreshing dish, perfect for a summer meal or as a sophisticated starter.