Lemon Herb Butter


This lemon herb butter was an accidental compound butter that is refreshing and delicious on rolls, stuffed into the skin of a turkey before cooking, or added to steamed vegetables.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme

  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh sage

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Mash butter in a bowl until smooth and creamy.

  2. Mix lemon zest, lemon juice, rosemary, thyme, sage, salt, and black pepper into butter until thoroughly combined.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

82 Calories
9g Fat
0g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Potassium 6mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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