Fresh Herb Butter Recipe

Serve this fresh and easy-to-make herb butter on crusty bread, pasta and more.

November/December 2015

  • Herb butter
    Fresh herb butters are incredibly simple to make, yet lend a gourmet touch to meals.
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  • Herb butter

Make this fresh herb butter for gourmet flavor with very little work. Use it on crusty bread, as a topping for fish, or mixed into gnocchi or ravioli. 

Fresh Herb Butter Recipe


• 1/2 cup butter, softened
• 2 tablespoons chopped herbs (chives, mints, parsley, sage)
• 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


1. Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl.

2. Spoon into a small serving bowl or chill 15 minutes and shape into a log.

Learn more about how to grow an herb garden during colder months in An Indoor Winter Herb Garden.