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9 Essential Ingredients of Italian Cuisine (Page 5)

Seafood

Seafood

Seafood is a staple protein in Italian diets; any and all kinds of shellfish and fish are celebrated, often several in the same dish. While fattier types like tuna and salmon supply heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, lean seafood like shrimp, mussels, squid and sea bass provide ample protein, niacin and selenium. Serve fish or seafood at least twice a week.

To add more seafood and fish to your Italian cooking, try adding shrimp or scallops to your favorite Italian pasta recipe.

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