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Simple Basil Butter

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars
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"This butter is wonderful on corn on the cob and French bread. I make this all summer long, while my basil is growing in the garden."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 105
Original recipe yields 8 servings (0 cup)

Directions

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  1. Place basil leaves and garlic in a food processor; pulse until chopped. Add lemon juice, salt, and sugar; pulse to combine. Place butter into basil mixture and process until smooth.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 105 calories; 11.5 0.7 0.2 31 373 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I love this! I like to use a small cookie scoop or melon baller and freeze them on a cookie sheet. Then I put them into a zip lock bag and store in the freezer. You can take out 1 or 2 as need...

Most helpful critical review

I must have overprocessed the ingredients because I ended up with green butter. Tasted ok but not very appealing to the eye.

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I love this! I like to use a small cookie scoop or melon baller and freeze them on a cookie sheet. Then I put them into a zip lock bag and store in the freezer. You can take out 1 or 2 as need...

RECIPE GROUP: The lemon came through a little stronger than I had anticipated, so next time I would either decrease the lemon or add another pinch of sugar so the flavors complement each other ...

I liked this but thought the lemon juice was just a bit overpowering. I will probably make it again but cut the lemon juice in half. And yes! It is good on corn on the cob!

I left out the sugar and salt and it is SO good! This keeps really well and for quite a while in the refrigerator. It's good on fresh bread, toast, baked potatoes, steamed veggies and eggs.

Recipe Group Selection: 11, July 2015 ~ We really enjoyed this butter on Italian bread, Italian bread broiled and on corn on the cob. I took a hint from Christina, regarding the lemon juice a...

I used one clove of garlic, no sugar, and I didn't use the food processor, just finely chopped everything and mixed well. Wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated until ready for use. Served o...

This was great.. and terrible because it made me go through a whole stick of butter so fast! Because of the other reviews, I decreased how much lemon juice I put in it, which was a wise decision...

I made this exactly as noted. I spread it on crusty Italian bread and make grilled cheese with it. My family won't eat a grilled cheese now unless I use this butter! So perfect.

I love this butter! As other's suggested, I reduced the amount of lemon. This is one of those recipes that tastes better a day or two later allowing the flavors to blend. For me, the ingredient ...