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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In a medium oven-safe sauté pan, heat canola oil on high. Nicole Sours Larson,, "White fish & vegetables," 9 July 2018 Wipe skillet clean and heat canola oil over medium-high. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Shishito peppers: Saute, roast, grill them. (Don't worry about seeds)," 5 June 2018 Hold the paper towels with long tongs and dip them into the canola oil. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Full of healthful fat, salmon is one of the easiest fish to grill," 24 June 2018 Turn lingonberries into a vinaigrette by blending them with red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, canola oil and fresh oregano. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Al Johnson's brings the restaurant's products to your home, but its famous goats stay back in Door County," 30 Jan. 2018 In a 10 inch skillet, heat 2 teaspoons olive or canola oil on medium-high. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Taco Dogs," 13 June 2016 In a large glass measuring cup or another bowl, whisk together milk, canola oil and eggs. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville bakery helps rescue exploited women through baked goods," 8 May 2018 Add canola oil and pan-fry boiled dumplings until golden brown and crisp, 1 to 2 minutes per side. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Sweet Potato-Ricotta Pierogies," 22 Jan. 2018 Place 3 inches of canola oil in a Dutch oven and bring it up to 350 degrees. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, "Is this KFC's secret original recipe for its famed fried chicken?," 6 July 2018

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1981, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of canola oil

: 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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