- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 4 teaspoons minced fresh basil
- 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- Fresh sage and thyme
- In a small bowl, combine the butter, basil, parsley and garlic powder. Beat on medium-low speed until mixture is combined. Garnish with sage and thyme. Yield: 1/2 cup.
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I've been making this for a long time. Most of the time, unless in a pinch, I use fresh minced/chopped garlic. I also add a few 'turns' of fresh ground pepper - just because!! I've added fresh chopped chives and/or dill weed also. I try to keep it on hand for topping a bowl of hot pasta with a sprinkle of parmesan or toast or any meat right out of the pan or oven, for the finishing touch!! It also freezes quite well in a tightly sealed small container.
Very good spread. We used it for our rolls at Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone liked it.