Similar to mirepoix, but matignon contains raw ham. The ingredients are sliced very thin, then 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 celery, and 1 sprig of thyme are added. When the vegetables are added this is called maitgnon au maigre vegetarian version. Mantignon is used in other dishes as well. Chicken can be placed in a bed of matignon, and it can also be used as a garnish.

Season: available year-round

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