Mirepoix

Definition: Mirepoix


Mirepoix
The French term used to describe a mixture of diced carrots, onions, and celery. Herbs, ham, or bacon can be added to the mix, which is then sautéed in butter. Usually this mixture is a season base for a sauce, soup, or stew. It's also used as a bed to braise meat and fish.

Pronounced meer-pwah.

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