Delicate Herb Butters

This is the Delicate Herb Butters recipe.

Yields mL (c.)
delicate herb butters


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter softened
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped parsley
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Fresh herbs to taste : mint, thyme, oregano, dill, basil or rosemary


Beat together butter, lemon juice and parsley until well conbined. Add salt and pepper to taste. Reduce or omit parsley if desired. Add chopped fresh herbs to taste.

Try:-fresh mint with peas,-fresh thyme with potatoes,-fresh oregano with zucchini,-fresh dill with carrots,-fresh basil with grilled tomatoes,-fresh rosemary with baked onions

Chill flavoured butters and roll into logs; wrap well and refrigerate. Slice to serve. Or spread on waxed paper, chill and cut into fanciful shaped with small cookie cutters.

They keep up to 1 week in refrigerator or 1 month in the freezer. Thaw before using.


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