Garlic butter

Garlic butter – for those that love garlic

Garlic butter is quick and easy to make at home and adds great flavour to many dishes.  This recipe for garlic butter, also known as beurre à la bourguignonne (Wikipedia), shows you just how easy it is to make.


Ingredients – Preparation time 5 mins

  • 40g unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Soften the butter in a bowl.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  3. Place in a fridge to firm and use as required.

Garlic butter – hints and tips

If you have any butter left over, roll it into a small sausage shape, cover with cling film and twist each end to make a good seal.  Label and date and put in the fridge or freezer for use at a later date.

Garlic butter is best served in small cups and can be served with seafood.

Recipes using garlic butter

Now you have learnt all you need to know about making your own butter, here are a few recipes that use garlic butter:

Making garlic butter - use this in the recipe for garlic mushrooms
Garlic mushrooms