Fresh Herb Butter

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  • add   1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • add   1 cup unsalted butter or margarine or olive oil
  • add   1 tablespoon fresh marjoram
  • add   1 tablespoon fresh rosemary
  • add   1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • add   1 tablespoon fresh chives
  • add   1/2 teaspoon lemons, zest of
  • add   1 clove garlic, minced or garlic sprouts, chopped (for a light garlic flavor) (optional)


  1. After washing your herbs, and drying them well, snip fine with a pair of kitchen shears.
  2. Mix the herbs with your oil You may use a food processor, pulse only once or twice or your mixture will turn green.
  3. This is best made a day in advance so the flavors blend well.
  4. Store in the refrigerator, but bring to room temperature before using.
  5. This will make l cup.
  6. It can be used on thick grilled bread slices, vegetables, and even poultry.
  7. **Usethe leftovers within 5 days of making.