Simple Basil Butter

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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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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 cup

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup basil leaves

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

Directions

  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
12g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 373mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 14mg 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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