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salsa verde

[sahl-suh vur-dee; Spanish, Italian sahl-sah ver-de] /ˈsɑl sə ˈvɜr di; Spanish, Italian ˈsɑl sɑ ˈvɛr dɛ/
noun
1.
Mexican Cookery, Latin-American Cookery. a green sauce of tomatillos, chili peppers, cilantro, garlic, and onion.
2.
Italian Cookery. a green sauce of olive oil and vinegar or lemon juice, flavored with parsley, capers, anchovies, garlic, and mustard.
Origin of salsa verde
< Spanish and Italian: literally, ‘green sauce’
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  • Not so much a dish but a condiment suited for almost any meal, salsa verde would have to be one of the tastiest condiments.

    Fresh Picks Chris Rendell October 3, 2011
  • Generously spoon the salsa verde over the salmon, being sure to stir up the solids that have settled to the bottom.

  • Transfer the salsa verde to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator if not using immediately.

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