Garlic Herb Compound Butter

This compound butter is so good I once at it off a spoon! Gross but delicous! The garlic herb butter only takes a few minutes to make and will add flavor to any dish you make. Try it!

Total Time
5 minutes
Simple Tasty Recipes


  1. Combine all your ingredients together. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Roll into a log using plastic wrap or wax paper. Video tutorial.

  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour to meld the flavors together. (Optional but recommended)

  4. Store in the fridge for up to 1 month. If it even lasts that long. ;) 

Ingredients for 1/2 cup

  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons)
    salted butter, softened   
  • 3 tablespoons
    parsley, chopped  
  • 1 tablespoon
    basil, chopped  
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, minced    
  • 1 tablespoon
    lemon zest  
  • salt and pepper (optional)

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    5 minutes

Suggested Equipment


Cooking Ideas:

  1. Grilled cheese
  2. Steak 
  3. Saute veggies
  4. Garlic bread
  5. Pasta sauce
  6. Savory Dutch baby

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