Compound butters are mixtures of butter and other ingredients that enhance the flavor of many dishes, including meats. They deliver rich flavor and good-quality fat at the same time. Very easy to prepare, they can also cut down on meal prep time if made enough in advance and refrigerated.
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Melt this delicious butter recipe right on top cooked vegetables. Or slice 1⁄4-inch pats of the chilled butter and place them on fish or chicken before baking. Or, try setting them on top of just-cooked steaks and allow the butter to melt right onto the meat.
1 pound unsalted, grass-fed butter, cut into cubes and room temperature
1⁄2 cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves
2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, minced
2 sprigs thyme, leaves only, roughly chopped
2 teaspoons sea salt
1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Serving size: 2 tablespoons
Saturated fat 16g