Walnut oil is a much sought after specialty. As a dressing oil, the delicate walnut flavours and healthy omega 3 adds a touch of class to any dish.
Walnut oil is sometimes used for pan frying, although most culinary uses are as a dressing or finishing oil. Primarily as an ingredient in cold dishes such as salad dressings, where its flavour more easily comes through.
When baking cakes or muffins for a rich nutty flavour. Some say it is a wonderful topping to icecream and chocolate cake or brownies!
Of the nut oils available, walnut oil contain high levels or omega-3 essential fatty acids.
|Serving Size: 15ml||Average Quantity Per Serving|
|Energy||511 kj (122 cal)|
|Fat, total||13.8 g|
|- saturated||1.5 g|
|- polyunsaturated (Omega 3)||1.6 g|
|- polyunsaturated (Omega 6)||6.7 g|
|- monounsaturated (Omega 9)||4 g|
|- trans||0 g|
|- sugars||0 g|
|Dietary Fibre||0 g|
|Contains: Tree nuts.|
|May be present: Other tree nuts, peanuts, sesame.|