Garlic Herb Butter


Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

I’m always looking for ways to jazz up side dishes. This is one of the many reasons I love this garlic herb butter. It can be made ahead of time, frozen or refrigerated and then plopped on any kind of bread you want to make scrumptious. It’s SUPER easy to make too. Lets get started!

Start by chopping up some fresh parsley.

Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Beat up some softened butter real well–until it’s nice and fluffy!

Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Add in your garlic and parsley and mix it a tad more.

Plop your butter glob onto a piece of saran wrap or press and seal paper. Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Shape it to resemble a small log.
Garlic Herb Butter-4Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

At this point you can either freeze it or refrigerator it for later use.

When you want to use it, slice it up and spread it out on your bread. Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

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Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Since I like to use a big french loaf, I use thick slices. You can for sure slice it thinner or use less if you want don’t want as much butter.

Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Once it’s softened a bit, spread it all out. Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Put the bread in a cold oven and turn on the broiler. Give it about 5 minutes to melt and toast up. Since everyone’s broilers are a bit different, make sure to keep a close eye on it!

Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

Slice and serve!

Freezer friendly garlic herb butter. Just three ingredients! I almost always use with a french loaf of bread. It's so pretty and delicious.

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Garlic Herb Butter
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 sticks (1/2 cup) softened butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
Instructions
  1. With either a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat softened butter for a few minutes until it is light and fluffy.
  2. Add in the garlic and parsley until it is thoroughly mixed in.
  3. Using a plastic wrap, form the butter into the shape of small log.
  4. Refrigerate or freeze until you want to use it!
Notes
I like to use the butter on a large french loaf of bread. Slice it up and broil the bread for about 5 minutes until butter is melted in and starting to brown.

 

This recipe would go well with:

Beefy Baked Ravioli

Chicken Pesto Pasta

Slow Cooker Sausage and Tortellini Soup

 


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Comments

  1. Abby says

    I love the idea of throwing this in the freezer for the future!! I’m thinking of ALL the different flavor combinations that could be done!

    • Polly says

      You bet. The possibilities are endless!

  2. Lydia Coathup says

    Hi from Kingwood again..
    Cannot wait to try the garlic butter recipe..
    How long would it need to defrost?
    Bless you and your families

    • Polly says

      After you slice it, it should thaw fairly quickly. Probably close to 10 minutes?