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basil lemon butter

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This butter is not only delicious on a dinner roll but a very versatile ingredient in cooking!

serves 6 ounces
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For basil lemon butter

  • 1 1/2 c
    loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 can
    (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice, or more to taste
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1 tsp
    fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt

How To Make basil lemon butter

  • 1
    In food processor, chop basil leaves. Add the remaining ingredients. Drop by tbsp. onto a baking sheet; freeze. Remove from baking sheet and store in freezer bags. If prefer, drop onto plastic wrap and shape into a log; wrap tightly and freeze.
  • 2
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