unsalted

adjective
un·​salt·​ed | \ˌən-ˈsȯl-təd \

Definition of unsalted 

: not treated, provided, or seasoned with salt : not salted unsalted butter unsalted chicken broth unplowed and unsalted roads

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Serve with pecan honey butter: In a small skillet, melt 2 Tbsp unsalted butter. Redbook, "7 Pancakes to Flip For," 22 Jan. 2013 Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened; 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley; 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme; 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh sage; and 1/4 teaspoon sea salt. Cheryl Slocum, Country Living, "Classic Herbed Butter Grilled Corn," 14 May 2011 Grease and line two 8-inch baking pans with a little unsalted butter and parchment paper cut to size. Nik Sharma, SFChronicle.com, "A Brown Kitchen: Mango layer cake for a fresh summer treat," 11 July 2018 To make dressing: In a blender, pulse roasted unsalted peanuts, rice wine vinegar, low-sodium tamari, canola oil, honey, water and jalapeño until slightly chunky. Betsy Stephens, Good Housekeeping, "Kale Salad with Chicken," 4 Dec. 2017 The White Rice Diet: Literally unsalted white rice for every meal. Jes Baker, SELF, "Nope, I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight," 26 June 2018 Heloise Dear Heloise: Why do some recipes call for unsalted butter and others don't seem to care? Heloise, Houston Chronicle, "The basics of buttermilk," 12 June 2018 Cut in 1 stick of unsalted butter until the mixture resembles granola. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Rhubarb: How to cook, store, freeze the perfect pie plant," 29 May 2018 To buy: 1 small package whole unsalted almonds, 3 / 4 pound sole fillet, 1 small bunch parsley, 1 small package penne pasta and 1 / 2 pound sugar snap peas. Linda Gassenheimer, miamiherald, "Sweet peas a tasty pairing with this fresh sole dish," 3 June 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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