Blue Cheese & Lemon Compound Butter

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

I confess I have a serious love affair with butter. Oil is called for in a baking recipe? Bah…use ghee instead! Oil in sautéed vegetables? No thank you, I use butter instead. Really, I use butter every single place I can unless it’s a ridiculous notion to do so. Butter is just plain better, no?


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Rating:

Serves:

Makes 1/2 Cup

Prep:

5 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

2 clove
garlic
125 g
blue cheese
zest of one lemon
juice of one lemon
1 c
butter (salted), softened

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, mash the cheese with the lemon zest and juice until well combined.
2
Stir in the butter until completely incorporated.
3
Lay out some plastic wrap and spoon the mixture onto the bottom in a line.
4
Roll up, twist ends (you thought I was going somewhere else with that didn’t you?) and freeze.
5
When ready for use, remove from freezer about 15 minutes before you need it, slice off rounds and add to whatever you want!
6
Suggestions for use:
Steak!
Fennel and Apple Soup
Boiled or roasted corn
Baked potatoes
Spread over toast for crostinis
Used in place of regular butter in mashed sweet or regular potatoes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids