un·​salt·​ed ˌən-ˈsȯl-təd How to pronounce unsalted (audio)
: not treated, provided, or seasoned with salt : not salted
unsalted butter
unsalted chicken broth
unplowed and unsalted roads

Examples of unsalted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Asian wheat noodles like udon and lo mein have alkaline salts added to the dough, and they are traditionally cooked in unsalted water. Julia Moskin, New York Times, 8 Apr. 2024 Cook's note: To make Maple-Orange Glaze, in a small saucepan combine ¾ cup maple syrup, ½ cup orange marmalade, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon pepper and ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 28 Mar. 2024 Available in salted and unsalted varieties to meet all your cooking needs. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Feb. 2024 Baking spray with flour 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened 4 1/2 cups unsifted powdered sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tsp. Anna Theoktisto, Southern Living, 9 Feb. 2024 Add the 3 tablespoons unsalted butter and fresh basil. Kate Bradshaw, The Mercury News, 31 Jan. 2024 Salt 12 ounces dried spaghetti 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter (salted or unsalted) 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, plus more for serving 1 cup freshly grated pecorino Romano cheese, plus more for serving Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil over high heat. Domenica Marchetti, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Ingredients Baking spray with flour 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened 1 (8-oz.) pkg. Pam Lolley, Southern Living, 26 Jan. 2024 Tuna usually comes packed in water, vegetable oil, or olive oil and can be either salted or unsalted. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 8 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsalted was in the 15th century

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“Unsalted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsalted. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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