Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Herb of the Week Recipe

Basil Butter


  • 1 1/2 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 pound butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 2 cloves fresh


Chop basil in food processor. Add butter, pepper and garlic; blend until smooth. Add salt to taste if desired. Drop by half-tablespoons onto a baking sheet; freeze. Remove from baking sheet and store in freezer bags. Use on breads or to flavor  pasta, chicken, fish or vegetables.   Yummy!

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