tatsoi

noun
tat·​soi | \ ˈtät-ˈsȯi How to pronounce tatsoi (audio) \

Definition of tatsoi

: an Asian mustard (Brassica rapa rosularis) having a rosette of edible dark green spoon-shaped glossy leaves also : the leaves

Examples of tatsoi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others, like broccoli, cabbage, tatsoi, and sunflower and pea shoots, are mild tasting. BostonGlobe.com, 1 June 2021 Fresh mizuna and tatsoi will soon join sweet spinach, sprouting outdoors under gauzy sheets. Jennifer Oldham Washington Post, Star Tribune, 5 Mar. 2021 Then Kahn added shaved radish, bok choy, mizuna, tatsoi, komatsuna and mitsuba. Jenn Harris Senior Food Writer, Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 2020 Small plates include fluke crudo with citrus, almonds, tarragon; shaved cauliflower with tatsoi, golden raisins and pistachios; and fritto misto with summer vegetables. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, 24 Sep. 2020 Purslane is a crunchy green available at many farmers’ markets; substitute with tatsoi or baby spinach. SFChronicle.com, 18 Sep. 2020 Mild and tender: Chard, lettuce, mâche, mesclun, spinach, tatsoi. Mild and firm: Bok choy, cabbage, collard greens. Alexa Weibel, New York Times, 11 Apr. 2020 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. Chris Morocco, Bon Appetit, 19 Apr. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of tatsoi

1987, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tatsoi

Chinese (Guangdong) daat-choi, from daat- sink, fall flat + choi vegetable (or from a cognate compound in another Chin dialect)

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“Tatsoi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tatsoi. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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