More Healthy Oils Recipes & Tips
Three More Oils to Try
Extracted from grape seeds, this versatile oil is usually mild in flavor, but imported ones may have a grapy flavor and aroma. A good choice for cooking over high heat.
Monounsaturated: 17% | Polyunsaturated: 73% | Saturated: 10%
Best uses: Use this all-purpose oil for sautéing, roasting and in salad dressings.
The high smoke point of peanut oil makes it a good choice for cooking over high heat. It contains heart-healthy phytosterols, essential plant fats known to lower cholesterol and inhibit cancer.
Monounsaturated: 48% | Polyunsaturated: 34% | Saturated: 18%
Best uses: Roasting and sautéing.
Essential to Asian cooking, sesame oil has a rich, nutty flavor. You’ll often find untoasted and toasted versions with other Asian ingredients in your supermarket.
Monounsaturated: 41% | Polyunsaturated: 44% | Saturated: 15%
Best uses: Stir-fry with untoasted sesame oil; drizzle toasted sesame oil onto a finished dish to give it a toasty flavor and aroma or use in salad dressing.