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

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Recent Examples on the Web Sifton recommends using unsalted butter and organic peas for greater sweetness. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 July 2021 Caviar flights, probably ranging in price from $20 to $100, will offer 2 ounces of roe with warm blini, crackers, unsalted potato chips and creme fraiche. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 July 2021 Mix ½ cup of pistachio paste with 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter to make a pistachio frangipane and fill thumbprint cookies with it, or stuff cupcakes with it, or spread it underneath a pile of raspberries and strawberries in a galette. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 8 June 2021 The only peanuts that dogs should really eat are unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts. Jennifer Nelson, Southern Living, 14 Mar. 2021 Olive oil, basil leaves, garlic, cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, flour, eggs, panko breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan, unsalted butter and lemon wedges. New York Times, 24 May 2021 When incorporating these nuts into your diet, aim for unsalted and unsweetened varieties when possible. Stefani Sassos, Ms, Rdn, Cso, Good Housekeeping, 17 May 2021 If possible, reach for raw, unsalted nuts, recommends the Arthritis Foundation. Kimberly Goad, Woman's Day, 12 May 2021 Then get out a large nonstick skillet, some unsalted butter, a ladle, and a spatula. Amy Rosen, Bon Appétit, 6 May 2021

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First Known Use of unsalted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsalted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsalted. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unsalted

: not salted or containing extra salt


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