Dairy Farmers of Canada

Mussel Butter Baste

This is the Mussel Butter Baste recipe.

  • Prep: 5 min - 10 min
  • Refrigeration: 2 h
Yields 1 log
mussel butter baste


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley
  • Few drops of lemon juice
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Cream together butter, garlic, parsley, lemon juice and sauce until well combined.


Serve as a dip for mussels and other seafood.

The Mussel Butter Baste can keep up to 1 week in the refrigerator or 1 month in the freezer. Thaw before using.

Chill flavored butters and roll into log; wrap well and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Slice to serve and let stand for 1 hour to blend flavors or cut into fanciful shapes with small cookie cutters and serve.


Make other Delicious Butter Baste Use the same recipe as above and replace the parsley with'

- 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

Be creative in your kitchen and make your Signature butter baste for meats, vegetables and seafood.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 68 Calories
Fat: 7.5 g
Sodium: 102 mg