Easy Italian Herb Compound Butter

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This delicious herby, cheesy compound butter is a perfect additional touch to any dish that needs a little boost without extra carbs.

I love to roast a chicken and then melt this butter over the top just before it is due to come out of the oven, it creates a lovely moist and tasty glaze on the chicken skin.

And it's not just cheese and herbs you can use to make flavored butter. Sweet or savory - the options are endless! How does pumpkin pie spice flavored butter served over low-carb pancakes sound? For more tasty ideas, make sure to check out our Top 12 Compound Butter Recipes. Enjoy!

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Nutritional values (per serving, 1 tbsp/ 14 g/ 1/2 oz)

Net carbs0.2 grams
Protein1.5 grams
Fat9.4 grams
Calories90 kcal

Calories from carbs 1%, protein 6%, fat 93%

Total carbs0.3 gramsFiber0.1 gramsSugars0 gramsSaturated fat5.9 gramsSodium61 mg(3% RDA)Magnesium3 mg(1% RDA)Potassium11 mg(1% EMR)

Ingredients (makes one log, about 175 g/ 6.2 oz)

  • 125 g grass-fed butter, softened (4.4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese (50 g/ 1.8 oz)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into a bowl.
    Easy Italian Herb Compound Butter
  2. Use a fork to combine thoroughly.
    Easy Italian Herb Compound Butter
  3. Place spoonful’s of mixture on a piece of baking paper and form a log. Wrap in cling wrap, smooth out even further while wrapping. Refrigerate for two hours, or until set.
    Easy Italian Herb Compound Butter
  4. Slice into rounds and let melt on top of steaks or use as a baste on a roast chicken.
    Anywhere that you would like to add a punch of flavour, use this butter. Easy Italian Herb Compound Butter
  5. Store in the refrigerator, wrapped in cling wrap, for up to one month.
    Easy Italian Herb Compound Butter

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, 1 tbsp/ 14 g/ 1/2 oz)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Butter, unsalted, grass-fed
0 g0.1 g8.4 g75 kcal
Parmesan cheese
0.1 g1.3 g1 g15 kcal
Oregano, dried
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Basil, dried
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving, 1 tbsp/ 14 g/ 1/2 oz
0.2 g1.5 g9.4 g90 kcal
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I can think of many different uses for this butter. It's such a simple idea but so powerful.

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