Garlic-Basil Butter

Garlic Basil Butter makes every vegetable taste better!

Who doesn’t love Garlic-Basil Butter?  Follow these instructions to enhance the taste of meat, bread and vegetables.  There is a free printable recipe at the bottom of the page.


4 large garlic cloves

¼ cup packed fresh basil leaves

¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon coarse salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

In a food processor, combine garlic, pepper, salt and basil.  Process until garlic is finely chopped.  Add butter and process just until mixed.

Garlic-Basil Butter

Pack in small containers and refrigerate until firm.

Refrigerate or freeze small amounts of Garlic-Basil Butter

To freeze, spoon in individual mounds, pack in freezer-safe container or roll in freezer paper.

Once butter is flash-frozen, package it in freezer baggies to last longer.

Package in a cute jar for gift giving.

Garlic-Basil Butter makes a great gift!

Add some Garlic-Basil Butter to a basket full of bread for a perfect gift for new neighbors.

Garlic-Basil Butter is fantastic on fresh bread.  You can also use it on beef, chicken, pork or shrimp.  It’s also great on corn on the cob or tossed in hot pasta.

Vegetables won’t last long when topped with Garlic-Basil Butter


Click here for printable recipe.

1 Comment on Garlic-Basil Butter

  1. Esli
    February 17, 2017 at 10:16 am (11 months ago)

    My wife makes this same recipe. It’s good.


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