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Basil Butter

Basil Butter

Spread this butter on slices of baguettes, or serve it as a topping for steaks or spaghetti... This butter is quite versatile.

Ingredients

Butter
1 box
Basil
3 sprigs' worth of leaves
Garlic
2 cloves
Fresh parsley
1 sprig's worth
Onion
1/6
Lemon juice
1/2
Salt, pepper
to taste

Steps

1. Bring the butter to room temperature to soften. Squeeze the lemon.
2. Rinse and drain the basil, parsley, garlic, onion. Put them into a food processor. Add the lemon juice, salt and pepper and blend into a paste.
3. Add the basil paste into the softened butter and mix everything together.
4. Season with salt. Transfer into a container lined with a sheet of plastic wrap. Chill in the fridge to harden.
5. After the butter has hardened, cut into manageable sizes.
6. Here 's a beef steak that uses this butter. (Recipe ID: 1060457)

Story Behind this Recipe

Every year, I used to eyeball the ingredients to make this butter, but I ended up with this recipe now. Maybe the authentic kind doesn't use lemon juice or butter, but I use them anyway because my family likes it.