A paste of fish roe, olive oil, lemon juice, and potatoes or moistened bread crumbs.
Origin of taramosalataModern Greek taramosaláta : taramás, preserved roe (from Turkish tarama, soft roe) + saláta, salad (from Italian insalata, from feminine past participle of insalare, to salt : Latin in-, in, on; see in–2 + Vulgar Latin *salāre, to salt, from Latin sāl, salt; see sal).
Variant of taramasalata
a Greek appetizer consisting of a thick paste made from salted fish roe, onion, and lemon juice, pureed with bread or potato
also sp. taramosalata