7 ways to flavour butter
Flavoured butters are your secret key to unlocking more flavourful meals every night of the week. We’ve got seven ideas you can whip up in no time – each can be used immediately or rolled in to a log to store in the fridge or freezer until you need it.
Recipe by: Goody Kitchen
Season to Taste
Way one: Mediterranean butter
To the butter, add 2 tbsp chopped Goody Black Olives, 1 tbsp chopped sun-dried tomatoes, 1 tbsp chopped parsley, 1 tbsp lemon zest, 1 crushed garlic clove and 1 tsp chilli flakes. Mix well, season with salt and pepper then roll in to a log and chill or freeze until needed. . Delicious tossed through spaghetti or sliced in to rounds to melt over steamed greens.
Way two: mocha coffee butter
Dissolve 24g (1 sachet) of Cofique Mocha Instant Iced Coffee in 1 tsp just-boiled water. Mix in to the butter with 1 tsp cocoa powder. Roll in to a log and chill or freeze until needed. Serve over a stack of pancakes drizzled with maple syrup.
Way three: pesto butter
Stir 2 tbsp Goody Green Pesto in to the butter along with the zest of 1 lemon, the flesh from 1 small bulb of garlic roasted in the oven until caramelised. and salt and pepper. Roll in to a log and chill or freeze until needed. We like to cut the butter in to rounds and place on top of white fish or salmon cooked en papillote.
Way four: satay butter
Stir 2 tbsp Goody Chunky Peanut Butter, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp curry powder, 1 tsp runny honey the juice of ½ lime in to the butter. Season then roll in to a log and chill or freeze until needed. One delicious way to try the butter is with eggplant: slice the vegetable into thick rounds and arrange on a roasting tray. Top with the butter then roast until soft, sticky and caramelised. Serve with rice and steamed greens.
Way five: bloody mary butter
Stir 2 tbsp Goody Tomato Ketchup in to the butter then mix in 1 tbsp Goody Hot Sauce, 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce, 1 tsp celery salt and and 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper. Roll in to a log and chill or freeze until needed. Serve the butter as the star of a stunning dinner-party starter: melt the butter and serve warm for dunking with cooked and chilled prawns.
Way six: date butter for crostini
Stir 2 tbsp Goody Date Paste in to the butter then mix in a small handful finely chopped medjool dates and 1 tbsp picked and chopped rosemary leaves. Season then roll in to a log and chill until needed. To enjoy the butter, spread it on to crostini and top with a round of goat’s cheese and fresh figs.
Way seven: black truffle butter
Stir 2 tbsp Goody Black Truffle Mayonnaise in to the butter then mix in 2 tbsp chopped chives and 1 crushed garlic clove. Season then roll in to a log and chill or freeze until needed. The butter is delicious used to baste chicken breasts or your favourite steak.
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