Definition of sauté
- Sauté the mushrooms in 3 tablespoons of the butter until they are golden.
- —Nika Hazleton
Sauté the onion and garlic.
peppers sautéed in olive oil
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: a food that is fried in a small amount of fat
: to fry (food) in a small amount of fat
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