Cookbook Review: Now Eat This! Italian from EveryDay With Rachael Ray Magazine NOW EAT THIS! ITALIAN
By Rocco DiSpirito ($27)
Grazie, Rocco! The latest cookbook from this longtime luminary features Italian classics like creamy fettuccine alfredo, all trimmed to 350 calories max. And because the recipes come from real Italian mamas--who appear throughout the book--you know the calorie-cutting doesn't compromise flavor. From the September "Italian Issue" of
Every Day with Rachael Ray
Caprese Salad, 167 cals Ingredients:
Rocco DiSpirito's Mama's Meatballs, Whole Wheat Pizza
Author of "Now Eat This! Italian" prepares classic Italian dishes with a fraction of the fat.
From GMA, 09/25/2012
Transcript for Rocco DiSpirito's Mama's Meatballs, Whole Wheat Pizza
AND WE LOVE rocco DiSpirito. Thank you. His new cookbook, "Now eat eat this italian.
" A fraction of the fat and calories but all of the flavor is retained. All the flavor and then some."
3 large ripe tomatoes
Salt & Freshly ground black pepper
6 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4 inch thick
12 fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces, stems removed
4 tablespoons Super Olive Oil (page 34) Method:
Slice the tomatoes into 16 even 1/2-inch-thick slices.
Season lightly with salt and pepper. Top each with a slice of mozzarella, then season again lightly with salt and pepper.
Arrange 4 tomato and cheese slices overlapping on each of 4 small salad plates and scatter the basil on top. Drizzle each plate with 1 tablespoon Super Olive Oil.
NOW EAT THIS! ITALIAN proves that Italian food doesn't have to be calorie-packed to be delicious. All under 350 calories, these full-flavor, low-fat recipes are sure to indulge your appetite without packing on the pounds. Here's a quick preview of whats in store. order here: bit.ly/NETvid
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