Learn how to make your own garlic herb butter that pairs wonderfully on top of your steak, prime rib, corn on the cob, or just on a slice of homemade bread! This recipe combines butter, garlic, and herbs to take your meal from mediocre to amazing!
Scroll down for the recipe.
This recipe is surprisingly easy to make. To clarify, ten minutes of hands on work and a few ingredients is all you need.
Butter – 1/2 cup – the butter you buy actually does make a difference, I prefer homemade butter, but if you are buying yours, choose a quality brand. I recommend Kerrygold. In addition, salted is recommended as unsalted butters usually have unhealthy preservatives added to them. Make sure to allow your butter to come to room temperature for easy mixing.
Garlic – 4 cloves – finely mince your clove or roast the garlic for an added bonus! You could add more or less garlic, depending on how much or how little you like garlic.
Herbs- 1 tbsp dried – parsley is my herb of choice but rosemary and thyme work great too
Salt – 1/2 tsp- Redmond’s real salt is a great healthy salt
How to Make Your Own Garlic Herb Butter
Combine your ingredients. (Yep, that’s about it. Told you this is simple.)
Spoon the room temperature butter onto plastic wrap or wax paper and roll into log approximately 6-8 inches long. Twist the ends of the wrap or paper so the butter doesn’t escape out the edges. You can also just place it into a mason jar if you aren’t worried too much about it looking like a “typical” butter.
Chill until firm if you want. In the fridge it takes about 2 hours. However, speed up the process by placing in the freezer for about 30-45 minutes. Otherwise, go ahead and use it up right away. Chilling it does allow the flavors to mix together more though.
Plan for the future. You can easily double this recipe. After that, freeze half of it. When you are ready to use, just take out of the freezer.
- 1/2 cup butter - room temperature
- 4 cloves garlic - minced
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp dried herbs - your choice, for example: parsley or thyme
- Combine all ingredients.
- Place mixed butter onto waxed paper or plastic wrap and roll into log shape.
- Chill until firm.
What is Garlic Herb Butter Good On?