Here Are 6 Ways to Make Homemade Herb Butter

Here Are 6 Ways to Make Homemade Herb Butter

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If you’ve gotten tired of buying plain, boring butter, why not make some homemade herb butter? You can make more flavorful options at home, and they will taste much fresher.

Today, we’ll teach you how to make herb butter six different ways, so there’s something for every palate! Spread the butter on bread, sauté veggies with them, or use them for cooking any meal you like!

To get started, you’ll need a few basic items. Have a small bowl and wooden spoon handy to mix the butter spreads. You’ll also need a knife for cutting bread as well as a blender to combine some ingredients. Have a lemon zester nearby also. Now, on to the recipes!

Six ways to make homemade herb butter

You will be glad you tried these savory homemade spreads.

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1 – Chili pepper cilantro butter

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 tsp red chili pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • A few dashes of salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

Directions:

Place the softened butter in the mixing bowl. Next, mash the butter with a wooden spoon until smooth. Add in the chili pepper, cilantro, salt, pepper, and lime juice. Blend thoroughly, spread some on your favorite bread, and enjoy! You may want to melt the herb butter in the microwave for a few seconds before serving.

2 – Cashew basil garlic butter

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp parmesan
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Few dashes of salt
  • 1/3 cup softened butter

Directions:

Pour the cashews, basil leaves, parmesan, garlic cloves, and salt in a blender. Blend until the mixture is smooth and place it into a small bowl. Add the softened butter into the bowl and use a wooden spoon to combine with the cashew blend. Once again, spread on your favorite bread and melt the herb butter if you prefer!

3 – Loaded herb butter

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chives
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • Dashes of salt and pepper

Directions:

Combine the softened butter with thyme, rosemary, chives, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. We call this the loaded herb butter because, as you can see, it contains tons of herbs! Serve with bread or use it for cooking your favorite dish.

4 – Avocado lime butter

Ingredients:

  • Half an avocado
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • A few dashes of salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup softened butter

Directions:

To make this delicious herb butter, blend the avocado, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a blender. When it’s fully blended, take the mixture out and place it in a small bowl. Next, add in the softened butter and combine it with the avocado lime blend. The consistency should be smooth and creamy. You can use this to make the classic avocado toast or as a spread for a sandwich!

5 – Parsley garlic lemon butter

Ingredients:

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  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Dashes of salt and pepper

Directions:

You know the drill – mash up the butter with a spoon until it’s smooth. Next, add the parsley, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Mix all the ingredients and spread on some sourdough or multigrain bread. Heat in the microwave to melt the herb butter, and savor this delicious afternoon snack!

6 – Rosemary lemon zest herb butter

Ingredients:

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