If you like incorporating fresh herbs into your dishes, then you'll love making compound butters like this yummy dill butter recipe. It's a great way to add loads of flavor!
When my garden is full of beautiful herbs one of my favorite things to make is compound butter. This recipe is for Dill Butter, which goes so well with tender salmon filets and all sorts of fish dishes. I'm also including a variation for making lemon dill compound butter.
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Compound butter is salted or unsalted butter that is creamed with other savory or sweet ingredients such as herbs, honey, or even fruit.
Here are a few of our most popular compound butter recipes:
* Cowboy Butter - fabulous on steak, veggies, and even wings!
* Maple Bacon Butter - perfect for pancakes or even just toast.
* Garlic Chive Butter - delicious on garlic bread and baked potatoes.
I prefer using parchment paper, but you can also use plastic wrap or waxed paper.
For more information about compound butter, please visit see our Delicious Compound Butter Recipes and Tips.
You only need a few simple ingredients to make this delicious compound butter!
- unsalted butter
- fresh dill
- kosher salt
- In a small bowl, cream the butter, then add in the salt and dill.
- Lay out a piece of parchment paper. Using a spatula, scrape the butter mixture onto the parchment paper into the shape of a log.
- Roll the log up, twisting the ends tightly. Refrigerate until firm - about 1-2 hours.
To Store: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 1 week.
To Freeze: Place the dill butter into a resealable freezer bag.
To Thaw: Allow the butter to thaw in the fridge over night.
✔️ Allow the butter to come to room temperature. Do NOT microwave or melt the butter!
✔️ Check out how to make your own Butter Rosettes here.
The next time you make it, you might consider one of these different ways of making this great recipe:
- Lemon Dill Butter - add lemon juice and lemon zest to the butter: the zest and juice of one fresh lemon into the butter mixture with the chopped dill.
- Garlic Dill Butter - add fresh or roasted garlic: mince 1-2 cloves of garlic and combine with the butter and dill.
You can also add 1 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper if you like.
🍴 Serving Suggestions
When you're ready to serve, unroll the herbed butter log and slice into ½-inch thick pieces. Alternatively, use a melon baller to create butter balls.
You can also use this delicious butter to make a fun butter board appetizer.
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Dill Compound Butter
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- 16 ounces unsalted butter (2 sticks)
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- In a large bowl, open your packages of butter and let them come up to room temp. DO NOT MICROWAVE!16 ounces unsalted butter
- Once the butter is soft, use a whisk or electric mixer to whip it up until the butter is smooth and creamy.
- Add the chopped fresh dill and salt into the butter and mix until well combined.2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill, 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- Spread the mixture onto a log-like shape on a piece of parchment paper.
- Roll the paper and twist the ends.
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This recipe was originally published on Miss Information Blog.