Definition of Tetrazzini in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtetrəˈzēnē/


Served over pasta with mushrooms and almonds in a cream sauce, sprinkled with cheese, and baked in the oven: turkey Tetrazzini
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  • With something called a flameless ration heater, you add an ounce of water and perch the pouch against a rock, and in 10 minutes, you've got hot chicken tetrazzini or meatloaf with gravy.
  • Traditional turkey tetrazzini is made with pasta.
  • I have two decent recipes for tetrazzini and haven't tried either.


Early 20th century: named after Luisa Tetrazzini (1871–1940), Italian operatic soprano.

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Syllabification: Tet·raz·zi·ni

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