This easy flavored herb butter can transform meat, roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or dinner rolls into something special!
Prep Time: 5mins
Total Time: 5mins
Servings: 16(1/2 cup)
2tablespoonsfresh chives, finely chopped
1 1/2tablespoonsfresh thyme, finely chopped
1/2tablespoonfresh rosemary, finely chopped
1/2cupsalted butter, at room temperature
In a medium bowl with an electric mixer, blend all the ingredients until combined and smooth.
Wipe down the sides of the bowl with a spatula and beat again until the butter is light and fluffy.
Spoon mixture into a ramekin or butter dish. Cover and store.
(See recipe notes for proper storage.)
You can use any combination of herbs to equal 1/4 cup, depending on your taste.
If using unsalted butter, start by adding a 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, then taste and adjust to your liking.
This recipe can be kept, covered, on the counter for up to 5 days as long as the butter is pasteurized, salted, and stored in an air-tight container away from heat and light. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 month, or frozen for up to 3 months (thaw in the fridge overnight and bring to room temperature before serving.)
Nutritional information given is an automatic calculation and can vary based on the exact products you use and any changes you make to the recipe. If these numbers are very important to you, I would recommend calculating them yourself.
Keyword: herb butter, homemade herb butter, whipped herb butter