salsa verde

[ sahl-suh vur-dee; Spanish, Italian sahl-sah ver-de ]
/ ˈsɑl sə ˈvɜr di; Spanish, Italian ˈsɑl sɑ ˈvɛr dɛ /


Mexican Cookery, Latin-American Cookery. a green sauce of tomatillos, chili peppers, cilantro, garlic, and onion.
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’ Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019