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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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 In a 12-inch cast iron skillet, add enough canola oil to cover half the chicken. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken," 2 May 2018 Heat the canola oil in a large pot over moderate heat. John Besh, House Beautiful, "Shrimp and Andouille Over Grits Warms You Right Up," 17 Nov. 2015 Fry doughnuts in canola oil at 350 degrees, a few at a time, until golden brown, two to three minutes on each side. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, "Where to find deals and freebies on National Donut Day in Louisville," 31 May 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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