Mirepoix is a classic culinary term referring to a combination of diced vegetables that is commonly used as a flavor base in various cuisines and recipes, including soups, stews, sauces, stocks, and braises. The traditional mirepoix consists of three primary ingredients: onions, carrots, and celery. The base of mirepoix is typically composed of equal parts diced onions, carrots, and celery, although the ratio may be adjusted depending on the desired flavor profile.
Peel 1 carrot
Trim and dice the carrot
Halve and peel 1 onion
Dice the onion
Trim and dice 1 stalk of celery
Mix all ingredients in a bowl. The mirepoix is ready
Yield 2 people