Introduction: Compound Butter- Basil Garlic

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Things You’ll Need

  • Unsalted Butter
  • Fresh Basil
  • Dried Red Pepper
  • Garlic
  • 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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