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Nut Oil Recipes

Editorial Team | September 21, 2023 | 0 comment |

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Nut oils are rich in anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids and the cold-pressed ones we have in our store and good enough to glug from the bottle. Most of them do not have a high smoke point so are best used as a finishing oil or in salad dressings. Some, like the Black Sesame Oil, has a smoke point high enough for cooking. These oils are pricey, but in terms of their quality and benefits, they are in a different league from the ultra-processed industrial vegetable oils. So if you can, think of adding a little into your diet. Some of these are cold-pressed right here in Tabanan, though the origin of the raw product depends.

Flaxseed Oil Salad Dressing

Ingredients:

• 1/4 cup flaxseed oil
• 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
• 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
• 1 garlic clove, minced (optional)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Optional: 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup for sweetness

Instructions:

1. In a small bowl or jar, whisk together the flaxseed oil, apple cider vinegar or lemon juice, and Dijon mustard.
2. Add minced garlic, if using.
3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. For added sweetness, include honey or maple syrup if desired.
5. Shake or whisk well before drizzling over your favorite salad.

This recipe is not just delicious but also a great way to incorporate the health benefits of flaxseed oil into your diet. Enjoy!

Black Sesame Seed Oil Stir-Fry

Ingredients:

• 1 lb chicken, beef, or tofu, cut into bite-sized pieces
• 2 cups mixed vegetables (e.g., bell peppers, broccoli, carrots)
• 2 tablespoons black sesame seed oil
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1-inch piece of ginger, minced
• 2 tablespoons soy sauce
• 1 tablespoon oyster sauce (or hoisin for a vegetarian option)
• Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

1. Heat 1 tablespoon of black sesame seed oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add the minced garlic and ginger, and sauté until fragrant.
3. Add the protein of your choice and cook until browned. Remove and set aside.
4. In the same pan, add the remaining black sesame seed oil and stir-fry the vegetables until tender-crisp.
5. Return the cooked protein to the pan.
6. Add the soy sauce and oyster sauce, stirring to combine.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
8. Serve over rice or noodles.

Pumpkin Seed Oil Pasta

Ingredients:

•  8 oz pasta of your choice
• 1/4 cup pumpkin seed oil
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• Zest of 1 lemon
• 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Optional: chopped fresh basil or parsley for garnish

Instructions:

1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
2. In a large pan, gently sauté the minced garlic in 2 tablespoons of pumpkin seed oil over low heat, being careful not to brown the garlic.
3. Add the cooked pasta to the pan and toss it in the garlic oil.
4. Stir in the remaining pumpkin seed oil and lemon zest.
5. Add a little pasta water if the mixture is too dry.
6. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper.
7. Garnish with fresh basil or parsley if desired.
8. Serve immediately and enjoy your pumpkin seed oil-infused pasta!

This recipe is a simple way to incorporate the health benefits and unique flavor of pumpkin seed oil into your meals. Enjoy

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