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Olive oil

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Mainly there are two grades of olive oil.  Extra-virgin olive oil and olive oil.  Unique among oils, extra virgin olive oil is made from the fresh juice of olives.  Extra-virgin olive oil must contain less than 1% acidity.

Recently olive oil, valued for it's flavor has also gained attention for it's health benefits thought to be helpful in preventing and protecting against heart disease.  Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and Omega 3. 

Flavors vary and color is no indication of the oil's quality.  It can be light and delicate to sweet to bitter or peppery.

Traditionally Olive oil is the cooking medium of the Mediterranean.  Regular olive oil is best for higher temperatures and deep-frying as it has a high smoke point. 

Olive oil can also be used in baking and for the short-term preservation of roated vegetables, wild mushrroms, goat cheese and pesto.

Storage

It should be used as soon as possible after purchase as possible.  If you store it make certain to keep it in a cool and dark cupboard.

 

 

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Mantova Bruschetta/Truffle/Garlic/Basil, Set of 4 bottles, 8.5 oz each

Mantova Bruschetta/Truffle/Garlic/Basil, Set of 4 bottles, 8.5 oz each

by Mantova

Product of Italy Best value of flavored oils Easy to use: specific blends are available for use in different recipes. Made with Italian extra virgin olive oil Best used flavors at home

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Ellora Farms | Traceable Single Origin & Single Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil | Certified PDO Harvested in Crete, Greece | First Cold Press | 1Ltr. Tin, 33.8 FL oz. | Pack of 2

Ellora Farms | Traceable Single Origin & Single Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil | Certified PDO Harvested in Crete, Greece | First Cold Press | 1Ltr. Tin, 33.8 FL oz. | Pack of 2

by Ellora Fine Foods

✅ SINGLE ORIGIN & SINGLE ESTATE - The olive oil is harvested and bottled at source at the Olive Estates of Kolymvari region in the Island of Crete, Greece. The Olive Groves of Kolymvari are located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, where the olives go beyond a simple agricultural product to being a key ingredient in the life, culture and cuisine of the region. The fruity aroma in this EVOO is due to the "Koroneiki olive variety" used in this extraordinary olive oil. ✅ WORLD'S FIRST FULLY TRACEABLE OLIVE OIL - We believe in the absolute traceability of our products and authenticity of its Origin and lifecycle. Simply submit the five-digit Lot number printed on the bottle label or tin into our Origin Tracer at our website www.ellorafarms.com and easily track this product "from the olive grove to the shelf". Trace the Origin® and Taste the difference of single origin, single region, single estate, OU Kosher certified and ethically produced olive oil. ✅ PROTECTIVE DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN "PDO"- Please watch the video. Ellora Farms Olive Oil is a certified by the European Union as to the origin and to its quality which meets the stringent requirements, while maintaining a focus on environmental consciousness and tradition. Fresh from the Groves this 100% Pure Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil is known for its rich fruity aroma and a characteristic peppery flavor. Each bottle and tin is numbered in accordance with a strictly monitored procedure. ✅ HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS DIET - Cretan diet has been credited as the world's healthiest diet. It is here that the world's oldest living olive tree of Vouves, estimated to be more than 3000 years old and still producing the prized olives, marks the history and emphasizes the importance of the olive oil industry for local farmers. Ellora Farms EVOO is full of antioxidants and minerals that are attributed to helping one live a long and healthy life. ✅ COLD EXTRACTED - Ellora Farms is 100% Cold Extracted or from First cold press of the Koroneiki variety olives at source. It is unrefined and unfiltered Olive Oil of the highest quality from the family estates.

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tablespoon (13g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 114Calories from Fat 117
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.0g 20%
Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0.0
Protein 0.0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Olive oil is usually found in the oils section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Olive oil is a member of the Fats and Oils USDA nutritional food group.

How much does olive oil weigh?

measure grams
1 tablespoon 13
1 cup 216
1 tsp 4

Video

In Chinese:橄榄油
British (UK) term: Olive oil
en français:huile d'olive
en español:aceite de oliva

Recipes using olive oil

There are 6206 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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References

Usda nutrition data almost 3 years ago
Wiki entry for olive oil over 7 years ago

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