Flavored Butters

Recipe by WhoKnew
READY IN: 5mins
YIELD: 1/2 cup




  • Pick the butter of your choice (below). Add the additional ingredients and mix well.
  • Shape the 1/2 cup of butter, plus added-in ingredients, into small a roll.
  • Wrap well with waxed paper. Chill until firm.
  • Herb Butter:
  • Add 2-4 tablespoons minced fresh herbs (such as parsley, tarragon, chives, mint, marjoram, etc.) either singly or in combos of 2-3. Add a squeeze of lemon and mix well with butter.
  • Mustard Butter:
  • Add 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard and mix well with butter.
  • Citrus Butter:
  • Add 2 teaspoons orange or lime juice, or 1 teaspoon lemon juice, PLUS the grated rind of 1 orange, lime (2, if small) or lemon. Mix well with butter.
  • Cilantro-Lime Butter:
  • Add 1 cup loosely-packed minced fresh cilantro leaves to soft butter. Add grated rind and juice of 1 lime. Mix well.
  • Garlic Butter:
  • Add 2 finely minced garlic cloves to butter; mix well.
  • Tomato Butter:
  • Mix 1 tablespoon tomato paste with softened butter.
  • Honey Butter:
  • Add 1/4 cup honey with softened butter; beat in gradually.
  • Maple Butter:
  • Add 1/4 cup maple syrup to butter; beat in gradually.
  • Almond Butter:
  • Add 1/4 cup finely ground almonds to butter; mix well.