Pronunciation: [ihn-sah-LAH-tah; een-sah-LAH-tah]
Italian for "salad." Insalata mista is a "mixed salad," insalata verde is a salad of tossed greens and insalata della casa is a "house salad."
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.