Herb infused compound butter recipes

Herb Infused Compound Butter Recipes




Yield ½ cup

Herb infused compound butters combine the fat soluble vitamins in butter with the flavor and health benefits of various herbs for a delicious and simple condiment.



  1. Soften butter to room temperature and place in a medium bowl.
  2. Finely chop all herbs and add them to the bowl with the butter.
  3. Mince garlic as finely as possible and add it to the bowl.
  4. Add the olive oil to the bowl if using and mix with a fork until all the herbs are evenly incorporated.
  5. Place the mixture into a piece of parchment paper or wax paper and form into a roll/stick.
  6. Place in the refrigerator for at least four hours (or overnight if possible).
  7. Serve on meats, vegetables, or whatever sounds good!
  8. See variations below.


Flavor Variations (blend in these instead of the herbs in the recipe above):

  • The zest of one organic lemon and one organic lime (great on fish)
  • 3 TBSP toasted pecans or walnuts, finely chopped and 2 TBSP honey
  • 1 TBSP each fresh parsley, chives, rosemary, and tarragon, finely chopped
  • 2 TBSP fresh mint, finely chopped and 1 TBSP lemon zest (great on lamb)
  • 3 TBSP fresh dill, finely chopped and 1 TBSP orange or lemon zest (great on fish or vegetables)

Courses Condiment

Cuisine None

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 TBSP

Amount Per Serving

Calories 110

% Daily Value

Total Fat 12.4 g


Saturated Fat 7.4 g


Cholesterol 31 mg


Sodium 82 mg


Total Carbohydrates 0.2 g


Dietary Fiber 0.1 g


Protein 0.2 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Wellness Mama® at