In Season: May to November
Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives.
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||3,701 kJ (885 kcal)|
|- saturated||14 g|
|- monounsaturated||73 g|
|- polyunsaturated||11 g|
|- omega‑3 fat||<1.5 g|
|- omega‑6 fat||3.5–21 g|
|Vitamin E||14 mg (93%)|
|Vitamin K||62 μg (59%)|
|100 g olive oil is 109 ml|
Percentages are roughly approximated
from US recommendations for adults.
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