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.


1 box
3 sprigs' worth of leaves
2 cloves
Fresh parsley
1 sprig's worth
Lemon juice
Salt, pepper
to taste


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.