sal·​tim·​boc·​ca | \ ˌsȯl-təm-ˈbä-kə How to pronounce saltimbocca (audio) \

Definition of saltimbocca

: scallops of veal prepared with sage, slices of ham, and sometimes cheese and served with a wine sauce

Examples of saltimbocca in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Entrees are chicken marsala, chicken parmigiana, beef tenderloin, veal saltimbocca, veal piccata and filet of sole. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 26 Apr. 2022 For mains, the branzino and the veal saltimbocca are both winners. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 New classes in sauce foundations will focus on carbonara sauce and fresh pasta, or on chicken saltimbocca or chicken piccata. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 Aug. 2021 Five pastas are made in-house daily, there are separate vegan and gluten-free menus, and the large plates menu includes his modernist twists on veal Milanese and chicken saltimbocca. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Sep. 2019 Elegant restaurant with outdoor seating and different twists on traditional local dishes such as saltimbocca in lemon and pistachio sauce. Closed Thursdays. '900 Restaurant, 31 Via Santo Stefano, Matera; John Henderson,, 13 July 2019 Ditto for the veal Valdostana, which tasted like a more intense, smokier rendition of saltimbocca. Craig Laban,, 29 June 2018 Monkfish osso buco is an adaptation from another Italian classic, while his cousin Jesse McNally, who also cooks at The Daily Catch, came up with a monkfish saltimbocca. Rachel Ellner,, 14 May 2018 For entrees, expect mushroom risotto; whole, bone-in branzino piccata; veal porterhouse saltimbocca with Fontina polenta, prosciutto, and sage; and more. Devra First,, 29 Mar. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of saltimbocca

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saltimbocca

Italian, from saltare to jump + in in + bocca mouth

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7 May 2022

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“Saltimbocca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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