unsalted

adjective
un·​salt·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈsȯl-təd How to pronounce unsalted (audio) \

Definition of unsalted

: 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 Since paneer is unsalted, season it well before cooking. Nik Sharma, SFChronicle.com, "Summer’s adventures can be played out in the kitchen, with paneer," 9 July 2020 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cubed unsalted butter over the fruit filling and press into the fruit. Dallas News, "Pie is for summertime, too, especially this triple berry treat," 24 June 2020 Be sure to get the salted variety; unsalted can be bland at best and beany at worst. cleveland, "Want to drastically improve your cooking? Get the right types of salt and use them well," 23 June 2020 Roux: Add unsalted butter to a skillet or pan and melt over medium-low heat. Rebecca White, Dallas News, "8 essential cooking skills to learn while still stuck at home," 4 May 2020 Salsa and whipped unsalted butter at unsafe cold holding temperatures. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Phoenix diner cited for handwashing violations in latest restaurant inspections," 8 Apr. 2020 According to the Dairy Farmers of America, since 2012, 77 percent of the butter sold in America has been salted and 23 percent unsalted. Charlotte Druckman, sacbee, "In a churn of events, salted butter is back | The Sacramento Bee," 8 May 2018 Calling for unsalted and the exact amount of kosher salt guarantees consistent results. Charlyne Mattox, Country Living, "5 Types of Butter to Keep in Your Kitchen," 6 Jan. 2020 Grapefruit Curd Filling: In a heatproof bowl (metal or glass) combine 1 cup sugar, 1 cup grapefruit juice, zest of 1 grapefruit, 5 eggs and 1 1/2 cups unsalted cubed butter. Kristen Massad, Dallas News, "Celebrate Texas grapefruit season with this refreshing tart in an almond shortbread crust," 3 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of unsalted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jul 2020

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“Unsalted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsalted. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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unsalted

adjective
How to pronounce unsalted (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of unsalted

: not salted or containing extra salt

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