Definition of à la minute
- A quick and tasty side dish is spaghetti with an à la minute sauce based on plum tomatoes and basil.
- —Pierre Franey, New York Times, 1 June 1988
à la minuteadverb
- Intricate desserts are made à la minute, which is why the server insists they be ordered ahead of time.
- —S. Irene Virbila, Los Angeles Times, 10 Aug. 2009