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What can I substitute groundnut oil for?

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LadyOfWaffle Wed 24-Jun-09 18:15:03

Making a watercress dressing but Sainsburys have sold out - DH is there - what can I use?

MayorNaze Wed 24-Jun-09 18:15:57

hmm...i have just used regular olive oil as a sub befreo, but admittedlh not in a dressing.

sorry, that not much help is it!

LadyOfWaffle Wed 24-Jun-09 18:16:56

this is a salmon dressing, not a salad if thst makes a difference

MayorNaze Wed 24-Jun-09 18:18:04

ok...usually i use groundnut oil for stirfrys and in curry paste - tbh i cldn't tell the difference. i expect olive will be ok. i owuld do it.

OldLadyKnowsNothing Wed 24-Jun-09 18:19:29

I use extra virgin olive oil for salad dressings, but I can't eat salmon. [boak emoticon]

BirdyArms Wed 24-Jun-09 18:21:52

sunflower oil would be fine too I think - maybe better than olive if your olive oil is strongly flavoured

madlentileater Wed 24-Jun-09 18:22:06

olive would be fine, but might taste too strong, depends on oil, have you got sunflower?

LadyOfWaffle Wed 24-Jun-09 18:23:33

I told him to get corn oil... I'll make 2 batches ... thanks!

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