With a higher smoke point of 520°F, avocado oil is best for sautéing, grilling, roasting, and pan-searing. Its fat profile is very similar to olive oil. Since it’s harder to extract oil from avocados compared to olives, it tends to be more expensive.
Health Benefits: Avocado oil is similar in its properties to olive oil, with high amounts of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat. Thus, avocado oil has a high antioxidant content. Its reported benefits include improved heart and skin health.
Our pick: La Tourangelle Avocado Oil
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