canola oil


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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Stick with substitutes like vegetable oil, olive oil, coconut oil, canola oil, and, of course, butter. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Where to Buy Lard and How to Use It," 23 May 2019 With the food processor running, slowly add the canola oil and olive oil, stopping to add the rest of the saffron water when the mixture begins to thicken. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "Be Ambitious This Thanksgiving: 3 Bold Recipes From One of L.A.’s Most Talked About Restaurants," 2 Nov. 2018 Shortly before his release last month, Terrell Davis poured canola oil into a mixer to make carrot cake. Corinne Ramey, WSJ, "Who Serves the Best Holiday Carrot Cake? Hint: It Has a Captive Audience," 25 Dec. 2018 To make dressing: In a blender, pulse roasted unsalted peanuts, rice wine vinegar, low-sodium tamari, canola oil, honey, water and jalapeño until slightly chunky. Betsy Stephens, Good Housekeeping, "Kale Salad with Chicken," 4 Dec. 2017 Heat 2 tablespoons of canola oil on a griddle or in a large skillet over medium heat. John Besh, House Beautiful, "John Besh's Stuffed French Toast," 6 Feb. 2015 Cook long-grain white rice. Fluff with fork and fold in grated lime zest and cilantro. Heat canola oil in large skillet on medium. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Red Curry Shrimp and Cilantro Rice," 9 Oct. 2018 But while canola oil is a common household product, violet cress has never been particularly cultivated for its oil. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, "This Purple Plant Has a Secret That Could Replace Synthetic Engine Oil," 27 Aug. 2018 The third type of omega-3, ALA, alpha-linolenic acid, comes from plant sources, like flaxseed and canola oil. Carolyn Todd, Allure, "Everything You Should Know Before Taking Fish Oil Supplements," 21 Aug. 2018

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1981, in the meaning defined above

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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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