canola oil


Definition of canola oil

: an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids

Examples of canola oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To prepare perfect fried oysters (with a crispy crust and a custardy middle), heat 3-inches of canola oil to 360 degrees in a Dutch oven. Coastal Living, Southern Living, "4 Delicious Ways to Cook Oysters," 1 July 2020 Staples: canola oil, onion, salt and freshly ground black pepper. cleveland, "Spice things up with Pork Creole," 11 June 2020 But what is an issue is highly refined oils such as peanut, sesame, soy bean oil being used in place of, say, canola oil. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Relaxed labeling rules by feds raise fears among people with food allergies," 5 June 2020 Sunflower oil has a similar smoke point, while canola oil provides a versatile base; both olive and avocado oil are full of oleic acid, a fatty acid that can offer health benefits. USA Today, "Cooking during coronavirus? Best substitutes for recipe ingredients such as milk, eggs or oil," 2 June 2020 Chicken and broccoli pasta ingredients 2 tbsp. canola oil1-½ cups chicken tenders, cut into ¾ pieces 1/4 tsp. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "The Cheesecake Factory Will Teach You How to Make the Perfect Comfort Food on Facebook," 3 May 2020 Old oil will start to develop metallic, soapy or in some cases — such as with canola oil — fishy smells. J. Kenji López-alt, New York Times, "The Food Expiration Dates You Should Actually Follow," 14 Apr. 2020 Place the canola oil into a 12-inch saute pan and set over medium-high heat. Paul Stephen,, "Recipe: Alton Brown’s Lamb Shepherd’s Pie," 8 Apr. 2020 Heat canola oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Erika Dugan, Country Living, "Spinach and Mint Salad with Crispy Goat Cheese," 5 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of canola oil

1981, in the meaning defined above

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4 Jul 2020

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“Canola oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of canola oil

chiefly US + Canada : a type of oil that is obtained from the seeds of a plant (called the rape plant) and used for cooking

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Medical Definition of canola oil

: an edible vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of canola that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids

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