Radio Personality, Mike Colameco, shared with his listeners this recipe submitted to the Colavita Archive by a "Better than Butter" contest entrant.
"I never thought to replace the butter in this old family favorite with olive oil until I was rummaging through my recipe box for ideas for your "Better than Butter" contest. It's the perfect place! Try serving this with pimento cream cheese. Enjoy!"
2 1/2 cups self-rising flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/4 cup grated sharp cheddar 1 container COLAVITA Crushed Olives, sliced 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 cup COLAVITA Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 egg, beaten 1 cup milk 2 teaspoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil a 9" loaf pan with olive oil. 2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cheddar, olives and bacon. 3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, egg, milk, mayonnaise, Worcestershire and Dijon; stir into the flour mixture, mixing until just moistened. 5. Turn into prepared pan and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until bread tests done with a toothpick. Cool on a wire rack. Makes 1 loaf. Per Serving: 243 Calories (49.9% from fat); 13g Fat (5g Sat, 7g Mono, 1g Poly); 8g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 37mg Cholesterol; 569mg Sodium. Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 Fat. ____________________________ Look for Colavita Marinated Vegetables and other fine Colavita products in your supermarket, or to purchase online visit ColavitaStore.com