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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Palo Alto Firefighters Habanero Pepper Sauce This thick, unsalted puree of jalapeños and habaneros is super-roasty, spicy, fresh and slightly sweet. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste-Off: The best hot sauces and the not-so-hot ones," 6 Aug. 2019 Mixed raw unsalted nuts and fresh fruit are a usual go-to of mine. Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, "The best healthy travel snacks, according to nutritionists and dietitians," 26 June 2019 The meal usually starts with a few antipasti — maybe melon and prosciutto or figs and mascarpone; some good tomatoes with spicy garden basil and glugs of thick green olive oil, unsalted bread. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "Use leftover salmon for this fresh pasta with currants and fried capers," 6 June 2019 Or, try this quick dessert recipe: Ground Cherry-Pineapple Crumble Serves 4 3 cups halved ground cherries 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks ½ cup sugar ½ cup blanched almonds ¼ cup unsalted butter ¼ cup flour ½ cup brown sugar 1. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Hundreds of Ground Cherries," 31 July 2018 Make blini: Whisk together all-purpose flour, milk, unsalted butter, and kosher salt. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Egg Salad Blini Bites," 8 Mar. 2019 At the Goose, Earnhardt whips cane syrup with soft unsalted butter for extra oomph on her Sweet Blonde biscuit sandwich (country ham, extra-sharp cheddar, over-easy egg). Rebekah Denn, The Seattle Times, "Cane syrup, a Southern staple, makes its way to Seattle just in time for prime pecan-pie season," 20 Nov. 2018 Our basic dough is a pure and simple ode to unsalted butter and all-purpose flour. Lisa Ludwinski, WSJ, "Pies That Bind: Thanksgiving Recipes From the Heartland," 15 Nov. 2018 Add unsalted butter; beat on medium-high until smooth and fluffy. Woman's Day Test Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Thanksgiving Cake," 24 Oct. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unsalted

: not salted or containing extra salt

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