steak tartare

noun
steak tar·​tare | \ -tär-ˈtär How to pronounce steak tartare (audio) \

Definition of steak tartare

: highly seasoned ground beef eaten raw

Examples of steak tartare in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of us who enjoy steak tartare, preferably with a high pile of hot fries on the side, know it from eating it in a restaurant or a bistro and not from preparing it at home. Bill Buford, The New Yorker, "How to Make a Classic Bistro-Style Steak Tartare at Home," 17 Dec. 2020 The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is urging residents to put down their cannibal sandwiches, also known as raw meat sandwiches, tiger meat or steak tartare. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Cannibal sandwich scare: Wisconsin officials urge families to pass on holiday tradition of eating raw meat," 14 Dec. 2020 In addition to its signature steaks and entrees, Red features small-plate shareables such as steak tartare and crisp chili calamari, and handhelds like Korean barbecue-chicken sandwich. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Red, the Steakhouse to reopen in Cleveland," 12 Aug. 2020 The menu includes traditional French dishes like steak tartare, bone marrow, salad niçoise and bouillabaisse. Shaena Montanari, The Arizona Republic, "Looking for a job? This new restaurant in Scottsdale is hiring. Here's what to know," 8 July 2020 To order meat well done might be to lose status in Paris; elsewhere, to order it raw, as steak tartare, might be deadly. Virginia Heffernan, Wired, "What Plant-Based Burgers Can Teach Us About Saving the Planet," 1 Apr. 2020 The steak tartare is made from a yellow split-pea creation colored with beet juice and jazzed up with cornichon slices, shallots, capers, mustard. Liza Weisstuch, Washington Post, "Where to find the best vegan dining in Manhattan," 14 Feb. 2020 There were layered disks of guacamole and steak tartare (the latter mixed with chipotle aioli) topped with a jiggly poached egg and pickled cauliflower. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Tzuco brings Carlos Gaytan’s award-winning Mexican-French food back to Chicago," 19 Sep. 2019 Diced raw beef and beets go into a steak tartare that gets its heat from gochujang and its crackle from chopped hazelnuts. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "I want to cheer for Pom Pom. But it’s complicated.," 22 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of steak tartare

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for steak tartare

French tartare Tartar

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22 Dec 2020

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“Steak tartare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steak%20tartare. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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