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garlic herb butter
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Herb Butter

This Herb Butter is quick, easy, and so versatile. Made with fresh (or dried) herbs, garlic, and a touch of parmesan — this butter will elevate any meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Spread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade butter, homemade spread
Servings: 8 tablespoons
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place butter, parmesan, parsley, basil, garlic, salt, and pepper into a bowl, food processor, or stand mixer.
  • Mash using a fork, process, or whip together until combined. Taste and re-season, if necessary.
  • Use immediately as a spread, or form into a log/place into a mold, chill until firm, then slice and enjoy on steak, in mashed potatoes, on bread, vegetables, and more!
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Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 421IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg