Avocado oil is made by extracting the oil from avocado pulp. Unrefined avocado oil has a smoke point of 480°F, while a naturally-refined has a smoke point of 520°F.
Avocado oil has 10 grams of MUFAs in a single tablespoon. Its remix rank of #2 would be higher if it weren’t for its 2 grams of saturated fat per tablespoon. Saturated fats affect our blood cholesterol levels and heart health.
It has a subtle, yet distinctive, flavor of avocado.
Best in salad dressings, mayonnaise or drizzled over grilled veggies. Its smoke point is the highest of any oil. It’s number 1 in handling high heat.