salsa-verde

salsa verde

[sahl-suh vur-dee; Spanish, Italian sahl-sah ver-de]
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:
< Spanish and Italian: literally, ‘green sauce’

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