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The best homemade garlic butter is simple to make with just 3 ingredients that you probably already have on hand. It’s perfect for everything from potatoes to veggies to garlic bread.
I spread it on steak, stir it into make ahead mashed potatoes and melt it with my stove top chicken! This garlic butter has become a staple in our home, and it’s sure to become your family’s favorite, too.
There are just somethings that are better made from scratch. Garlic butter is one of them. Fresh garlic blends with the butter and becomes incredibly fragrant, and we toss in some minced parsley for freshness. It’s so deliciously easy, you’ll never buy premade again!
One of our favorite, and most indulgent, ways to use this butter recipe is to melt it down and dip your pizza in it. You know how a certain pizza place delivers their pies with those little cups of luscious melted butter? Now you can make it all on your own and it tastes so much better! Pizza night will never be the same.
This recipe makes about a cup (8 ounces) of garlicky butter and uses 1 stick of butter. You can easily double or triple this recipe to make a larger batch.
Compound butters should be stored in an airtight container. You can also form a log and wrap in plastic wrap, making it easier to slice.
Absolutely! Butter makes a fabulous cooking base for a variety of dishes. Melt the flavored butter in place of whatever oil or butter the recipe calls for, then cook as directed. To keep the butter from scorching, which can happen over higher heat, mix it with a little bit of olive or canola oil.
This fragrant butter is perfect in so many different recipes – Steaks, chicken, seafood, vegetables, potatoes, rice, bread, and even pizza! Here are a few of our favorite ways to use it: