Butternut Squash Seed Oil
Press date-September 2014
This oil is released by precise roasting and expeller pressing without the use of chemicals, excessive heat or harsh filtration. This gently processed oil contains no hydrogenated fats, chemical additives, or preservatives.
The oil contains only one ingredient: oil from roasted pressed varietal squash seeds. Stony Brook produces this oil in small batches, ensuring a level of quality from seed to bottle to shelf.
Flavor: warm, buttery, nutty taste reminiscent of cashew or peanut
Ideas: sautéing, grilling,or roasting vegetables and meats, or as a flavoring oil on prepared dishes. Smoke point of 425 F.
Nutrition: Oil is high in polyunsaturated fat, and less than a third of the saturated fat in butter. Rich in Vitamin E. No trans fat or cholesterol.
Region: Finger Lakes, NY Producer: Stony Brook
*2014 Good Food Award winner