You will love the flavors in this easy-to-make roasted garlic butter recipe that would finish any meal to perfection.
Prep Time: 5minutes
Cook Time: 0minutes
2roasted garlic bulbs
2sticks softened unsalted butter
¼cupschopped fresh chives
sea salt and pepper to taste
Squeeze the garlic bulb to release the roasted garlic cloves into a medium-sized bowl and mash with the back side of a fork. It’s ok if there are some chunks.
Next, add in the room-temperature softened unsalted butter and chopped fresh chives.
Season with salt and pepper.
Mash the ingredients together until incorporated. Adjust any seasonings and store or serve. See notes on using a stand mixer.
Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 5 days ahead of time. Keep in the refrigerator or freezer until you are ready to use it.How to Store: Cover and keep the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Cover and freeze for up to 6 months.You can use this butter directly from the freezer in whatever you want to use it in.Feel free to add the mashed garlic and chives to a stand mixer or food processor with whipped butter for a lighter, fluffier version of this. See my herb compound butter for detailed instructions.You can use other fresh herbs such as parsley, oregano, basil, thyme, chervil, or rosemary.To enhance the flavor, consider adding some acid, such as citrus juice or vinegar.You may need a fork to help wiggle out the roasted garlic cloves.