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Ingredient sub chart 4

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Ingredient substitution guide  
Missing something? Try a replacement

By Denise Foote
First published in Chatelaine.com’s December 2002 issue.
© Rogers Publishing Ltd.

Fruits + veggies

  Amount Substitution
Green onion 1/2 cup, chopped
(125 mL)

1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
OR
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped leek (white part only)
OR
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped shallots

Herbs, fresh 1 tbsp (15 mL), chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) dried herbs
Lemon grass 2 fresh stalks 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon peel
Lemon or lime juice 1 tsp
(5 mL)

1/2 tsp (2 mL) vinegar
OR
1 tsp (5 mL) white wine
OR
1 tsp (5 mL) lime juice or lemon juice

Lemon peel 1 tsp
(5 mL)

1/4 tsp (1 mL) lemon extract
OR
1 tsp (5 mL) lime juice
OR
1 tsp (5 mL) lime peel

Lime peel 1 tsp
(5 mL)

1 tsp (5 mL) lime juice
OR
1/4 tsp (1 mL) lemon extract
OR
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon peel

Mint, fresh 1/4 cup (50 mL), chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) dried mint leaves
Onion 1 cup (250 mL), chopped

1 cup (250 mL) chopped green onions
OR
1 cup (250 mL) chopped leek (white part only)
OR
1 cup (250 mL) chopped shallots
OR
1 tbsp (15 mL) dried minced onion
OR
1 tbsp (15 mL) onion powder

Orange juice 1 tbsp
(15 mL)
1 tbsp (15 mL) other citrus juice
Orange peel 1 tbsp
(15 mL)

1/4 tsp (1 mL) orange extract
OR
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice

Parsley 1 tbsp (15 mL), fresh, chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) dried parsley
Shallots, chopped 1/2 cup
(125 mL)

1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
OR
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped leek (white part only)
OR
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped green onion

Tomato juice 1 cup
(250 mL)
1/2 cup (125 mL) tomato sauce + 1/2 cup (125 mL) water

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