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Garlic Basil Compound Butter

Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic basil butter, garlic basil compound butter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Servings 32 servings
Calories 102kcal
Author Ang Paris



  • 2 cups salted butter room temperature
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 6-8 basil leaves finely chopped


  • Add the butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Whip the butter until smooth and creamy.
    2 cups salted butter
  • Remove from the mixer and add the minced garlic and chopped basil. Use a spatula to fold the garlic and basil into the butter.
    2 cloves garlic, 6-8 basil leaves
  • Spread the butter mixture onto a piece of parchment paper about 4 inches long, by 2 inches wide. Roll the butter up in the parchment paper to make a log. Refrigerate until firm before cutting into slices (about 1 hour).


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 4mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 0.01g | Vitamin A: 359IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.01mg