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Anchovy Equivalents

Anchovy paste is less strong than canned anchovies


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Anchovies and Anchovy Paste

© 2007 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone
Many, many recipes use anchovies for a punch of flavor where the anchovies are neither recognizable visually nor by the taste buds. Anchovies are often that secret ingredient that you just can't put your finger on, the one that really makes the recipe pop.

Anchovy Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

• 1 anchovy fillet = 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste.

• 1 teaspoon mashed anchovies = 1 teaspoon anchovy paste, but remember the paste has added vinegar and spices and is milder in flavor.

• One 2-ounce can = 7 to 10 fillets

• One 2-ounce can = 3 Tablespoons mashed

• To make your own quick anchovy paste, simply mash anchovies to a paste consistency.

More about Anchovies:

Anchovy Cooking Tips and Hints
Anchovy Selection - Buying Anchovies
What are anchovies? FAQ
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