Walnut Oil is a Polyunsaturated Oil. Un-Refined it is Good for Medium/Low Heat. Refined it is Good for Medium/High Heat.
Walnut Oil
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Walnut Oil is derived from Walnuts which can cause allergic reactions to people who are allergic to them.

Varieties

Walnut Oil is available in unrefined and semi-refined products.

Culinary Uses

Un-Refined Walnut Oil is useful for Medium/Low Heat with a Smoke Point of 320°F (160°C), a Flash Point of 600°F (315°C) and a Fire Point of 700°F (371°C). Unrefined Walnut Oil is used for gentle sautéing, low-heat baking, pressure cooking.

Semi-Refined Walnut Oil is useful for Medium/High Heat with a Smoke Point of 400°F (204°C), a Flash Point of 600°F (315°C) and a Fire Point of 700°F (371°C).

Portion Size

Allow 1-2 t of Walnut Oil per recipe.

Pairings

Walnuts, Beets, Chicory, Frisee, Greens, Potatoes, Apples, Figs, Pears, Persimmons, Cheese, Fish, Meats, Bread, Pasta, Vinegars, Balsamic Vinegar, Red Wine Vinegar, Sherry Vinegar, Tarragon Vinegar, VinaigrettesSalads, Salad Dressings, Sauces

Nutritional Value USDA
OIL,WALNUT
Amount Per 100g
Calories 884
%Daily Value*
 
153%
Total Fat 100g
6%
Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 63g
Monounsaturated Fat 22g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 0mg
0%
Potassium 0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrition

Walnut Oil is a polyunsaturated oil, with 8% Saturated Fat, 23% Monounsaturated Fat, and 70% Polyunsaturated Fat.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

No

Low Calorie

No