epazote


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epazote

(ĕp′ə-zō′tĕ)
n.
1. See wormseed.
2. The pungent leaves of the wormseed plant, used as a seasoning in Mexican cooking.
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La "pancita" es preparada utilizando las visceras de borrego troceadas, mezcladas con salsa de chile guajillo (Capsicum annum), clavo (Syzigium aromaticum), pimienta (Piper nigrum), epazote (Dysphania ambrosioides), cebolla (Allium cepa) y sal.
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The most popular is Watermelon, made with fresh melon and lime juices, pulque, mescal and the herb epazote. Curados made with veggies such as green tomatillos and jicama are also popular calls, says Heather.