Fresh Herb Butter Recipe

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


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


  • Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • 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.

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

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