Definition of tatsoi
: an Asian mustard (Brassica rapa rosularis) having a rosette of edible dark green spoon-shaped glossy leaves; also : the leaves
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Add noodles to bowl with dressing, along with pea shoots, radishes, tatsoi, and reserved peas and give it all a good toss to make sure noodles and vegetables are evenly coated.
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Origin and Etymology of tatsoi
Chinese (Guangdong) daat-choi, from daat- sink, fall flat + choi vegetable (or from a cognate compound in another Chin dialect)
First Known Use: 1987See Words from the same year
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