Avocado oil is most comparable to olive oil; however, direct replacement is not advised in all circumstances. Avocado oil is pressed not from the seed but from the fleshy fruit of the avocado. It has been embraced by top chefs and nutritionists for its flavor, versatility and composition. Swanson Certified Organic Avocado Oil has an unusually high smoke point (491° F/255° C), making it suitable for high-heat cooking such as stir-frying, roasting and searing. It’s the perfect complement to avocado-based dishes like guacamole and can be easily combined with olive oil and other culinary oils to create new and unique flavors.
Sesame seed oil is widely considered to be one of the world’s first condiments, with references to its use dating back nearly 4,000 years. It is a natural source of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Toasted sesame seed oil is preferred in East Asian cooking, while the delicate, cold-pressed oil is more widely used in Western cultures. Swanson Certified Organic Sesame Seed Oil is cold pressed to the highest standards, producing a fresh, flavorful oil that retains all the natural components. Cold-pressed sesame oil has a subtle flavor and imparts a delicate nutty flavor particularly suited for Asian and Middle Eastern dishes. Swanson Certified Organic Sesame Seed Oil has a relatively high smoke point (350° F/177° C), making it versatile for high-heat conditions.
Pumpkin seed oil imparts a delicate to intense nutty flavor with exotic earthy tones. Although distinctively American by origin, pumpkin seed oil has been popular throughout Europe for centuries. This unusual oil is valued both for its unique flavor and its benefits, which are due primarily to its unique balance of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. Swanson Certified Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil is cold pressed to the highest standards, producing a fresh, flavorful oil that retains all the natural components. Because heat destroys the nutrient content of pumpkin seed oil, it is not recommended for direct stove top use.