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Simple Basil Butter Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Simple Basil Butter

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"This butter is wonderful on corn on the cob and French bread. I make this all summer long, while my basil is growing in the garden."

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Directions

  1. Place basil leaves and garlic in a food processor; pulse until chopped. Add lemon juice, salt, and sugar; pulse to combine. Place butter into basil mixture and process until smooth.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • READY IN 10 mins
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Mar 06, 2013

I love this! I like to use a small cookie scoop or melon baller and freeze them on a cookie sheet. Then I put them into a zip lock bag and store in the freezer. You can take out 1 or 2 as needed. Tastes great on vegetables, in pasta sauce, spread on corn or bread. Yummy!

 
Aug 04, 2013

I liked this but thought the lemon juice was just a bit overpowering. I will probably make it again but cut the lemon juice in half. And yes! It is good on corn on the cob!

 
Oct 28, 2012

I left out the sugar and salt and it is SO good! This keeps really well and for quite a while in the refrigerator. It's good on fresh bread, toast, baked potatoes, steamed veggies and eggs.

 
Nov 13, 2013

Like other reviewers I used a little less lemon juice, and I left out the salt and sugar. I just had to add a good AllRecipes crossover: I made the Basic Crepes on this site with two tablespoons melted basil butter. Then I got to eat very, very yummy mushroom and bacon stuffed herb crepes. I win!

 
Jul 10, 2014

Love it!!! its so versatile I use it on top of veggies, corn on the hob, chicken, beef steaks, pasta, etc. Easy to make and easy to storage.

 
Jun 15, 2014

I used lime juice instead of lemon juice. Next time I'd leave out the sugar and salt, as it tastes a bit salty. I'll just tell everyone not to salt their corn until they taste it! Definitely will make again with the slight changes.

 
Feb 13, 2014

Fantastic recipe!! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! Just did my taste test, and OMG this will be perfect on my corn side dish for hubby on Valentine's Day. Love Allrecipes.com. Traci-VT

 
Sep 23, 2013

I made this for a dinner party and everyone loved it. My husband ate it like ice cream!I used a cookie scoop to make individual pats that are the perfect size for a single serving.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 105 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.7 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 373 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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