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Easy Herb Butter Recipe

Easy Herb Butter

JC Phelps
It doesn't get easier - or more delicious - than this Herb Butter recipe. It pairs perfectly with bread or meat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish, Southern
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 12 servings
Calories 139 kcal


  • Stand mixer


  • 2 sticks salted butter
  • 2 tbsp. parsley
  • 2 tsp. basil
  • 2 tsp. tarragon
  • 2 tsp. chives


  • Chop chives. Add chives and dried herbs to butter and mix thoroughly in a stand mixer.
  • Pack into a container with a tight lid; refrigerate overnight for flavor to develop.
  • Let butter reach room temperture; spread, serve, and enjoy!


  • Dried herbs are crushed, which releases flavor; for this reason, they are more potent than fresh herbs. Don't overlook them!
  • Use salted butter for flavor; if you have unsalted, add salt to your preference.
  • Let the butter develop its flavor in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Butter, when serving, should be at room temperature for easy spreading.


Sodium: 123mgCalcium: 19mgVitamin C: 4mgVitamin A: 792IUSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 48mgCholesterol: 40mgCalories: 139kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 10gFat: 15gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 1gIron: 1mg
Keyword butter, easy herb butter, herb butter
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