Introduction: Compound Butter- Basil Garlic
Things You’ll Need
- Unsalted Butter
- Fresh Basil
- Dried Red Pepper
- Sea Salt
- Wax Paper
Step 1: Flavors
Tip #1 Don’t be afraid to get messy!
First bring a stick of butter to room temperature. Then finely chop the basil, garlic, and dried pepper.
Step 2: Mash It Up!
Next cube the butter and place into a small bowl.
Mix in the rest of the ingredients, add a little salt, and form a ball. Make sure all of the ingredients are well incorporated and that butter is smooth.
Step 3: Serving and Suggestions
Place ball of butter onto center of a piece of wax paper, fold it over the top and pull back to form a log shape.
Twist the ends and place into fridge until ready for use!
- Great on steaks to give it that little extra flare!
- Use it to make the perfect garlic bread for any Italian meal
- Great to gift for housewarming presents, and you can make compound butters using whatever ingredients you want.
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