Garlic Butter

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Garlic Butter

Garlic Butter is a staple in our kitchens we should not be without. Its so easy to make and very versatile to use!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is garlic butter easy to make?

It can’t be any easier! You simply throw all the ingredients in a blender, and you blend until creamy and smooth. Store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks and use it in whatever your heart desires. Easy peasy!

How can I use garlic butter?

I like using garlic butter on anything that needs an extra zest. From steamed and roasted vegetables, steaks, chicken and seafood dishes to toasted sandwiches, pizza bases, and stir-fries. Your imagination is the limit.

How do you store garlic butter?

Garlic butter can be stored in a closed glass container in the fridge for up to a month (before making it, check the use by date of the butter and pick one with the latest date) or can be frozen in ice cube trays and use as needed.

Is homemade garlic butter better than store-bought ones?

Absolutely and you will not be able to taste much of a difference. Avoid store-bought garlic butter as it contains unnecessary amounts of colourings, emulsifiers and flavourings.

How can I make some quick and easy garlic bread?

Whenever I cook legume soups, I always serve bread on the side, spread with garlic butter and baked in the oven. Especially for the kids who are not always keen on having legumes, the crunchy garlic bread cut into pieces and dropped into their soup always helps these dishes be a winner.

I usually use the leftover sliced bread corners to make garlic bread. Those corners from the sliced loaf of bread that no one likes having. I save them in the freezer or the fridge over the course of a few weeks and make garlic bread or croutons to use in salads or as a snack in school lunches.

You can also slice a sourdough loaf ¾ the way down, so it stays together and spread the garlic butter in between the slices, wrap it up with baking paper and bake in the oven until the bread warms up and the butter melts. Then, uncover the loaf and bake a little longer for the bread to get some colour and serve!

Garlic Butter

Angeliki
A staple in our kitchens we should not be without. Its so easy to make and very versatile to use!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Dips and Spreads
Servings 20
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves ( large)
  • 250 gr butter (grass-fed preferably)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp oregano (dry)
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Using a blender, mix the garlic cloves and olive oil until well combined. Add the butter and salt and blend for a few more seconds until butter becomes creamy and mixes well into the oil and garlic mixture . Lastly stir through the dry oregano and finely grated parmesan cheese (if using).

Notes

1. This garlic butter recipe can be doubled and stored in the fridge for up to a month (check the use by date of the butter), or you can freeze it in ice cube trays and use it as needed.
2. I have added dry oregano to this garlic butter recipe, but you can substitute it with any dry herbs you have on hand. Parsley, basil or thyme will go nice.
3. If preferred, you can use fresh instead of dry herbs . If made with fresh herbs, it will last around ten days in the fridge.
4. You can also add a squeeze of lemon for an extra boost.

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 115mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 42IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 1mg
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