Did you know that using olive oil as a replacement to butter and vegetable oil will help you lead a healthier lifestyle? For nearly 150 years Filippo Berio has maintained a classic Italian flavor and quality that you would expect from a good olive oil. Olive oil is a healthy addition to your diet and is what is known as a "good fat". Olive oil reduces the risk of heart disease and helps to control blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Filippo Berio contains no trans fat or cholesterol, as well as never any sugar, salt, or gluten.
Kick The Butter With These Handy Olive Oil Substitutions:
1 teaspoon butter or margarine replaced with 3/4 teaspoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of butter or margarine replaced with 2 1/4 teaspoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of butter or margarine replaced with 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/4 cup of butter or margarine replaced with 3 tablespoons of olive oil
1/3 cup of butter or margarine replaced with 1/4 cup of olive oil
1/2 cup of butter or margarine replaced with 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons of olive oil
2/3 cup of butter or margarine replaced with 1/2 cup of olive oil
3/4 cup of butter or margarine replaced with 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 cup of butter or margarine replaced with 3/4 cup of olive oil
Broken Spaghetti with Shrimp Recipe:
- Mince the red pepper flakes, garlic, parsley, and mint together. Transfer the mixture to a bowl. Stir in the zest and lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Toss the shrimp in the mixture and allow it to stand for 5 minutes.
- Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan. When the oil is hot, stir in the shrimp and cook 2 minutes. Stir in the broccoli or spinach and cook 1 minute more. Stir in the tomatoes and cook 1 minute longer. Keep the mixture warm.
- Cook the spaghetti according to the directions. After draining the spaghetti, add it to the shrimp along with the reserved water and reheat quickly until everything is hot. Correct the seasoning with salt and pepper and serve.
* Recipe Provided by Chef Mary Ann Esposito
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