Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

My favorite way to serve this spread is to smear it on lightly toasted bakery-fresh sourdough bread, however, any bread would be delightful. I have not tried using in place of a typical garlic bread spread, but I bet it would be fantastic. I also have not tried it with other herbs, but there's a lot of room for creativity here. All measurements are approximations, and are always adjusted for taste and consistency. This simply made concoction will have everyone thinking you are a culinary genius!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Seperate garlic into individual cloves.
  3. Place cloves on sheet of tinfoil and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Wrap cloves tightly in foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  5. While garlic is roasting, mince fresh herbs.
  6. Unwrap tinfoil and let cloves cool.
  7. Squeeze cloves out of paper casing into bowl.
  8. Mash together with fork or whisk butter, roasted garlic and herbs.
  9. Store covered in refrigerator for up to three days, bringing to room temperature before serving.
Most Helpful

A very good garlic herb butter! It has become a regular on our table since I first made it. It has a wonderful flavor that will please everyone.

Petite Mommy August 20, 2005

This is another recipe that graced our appetizer table. We doubled the garlic (we have some "serious" garlic lovers here. A wonderful butter that we are going to make again to put on vegetables. A real winner, Sitka Sound.

Merlot January 31, 2005

This is one of those recipes I don`t have to make to rate because of my own recipe I have very close to this check out the picture at Roasted Garlic, Herb Butter #88873. I must say this is just great. This is great on veggies to fish, chicken, steak. Not just bread!

Rita~ December 16, 2004