Compound Herb Butter

Cuisinart original


A bit of this butter on top of a hot steak takes it to the next level. Also try to put a pat of the butter inside of a burger before grilling for some extra richness and flavor.


Makes ½ cup


1           small garlic clove

½          tablespoon fresh oregano

1           sprig of thyme, leaves reserved and stems discarded

2           chives, cut into 1-inch pieces

½          teaspoon sea or kosher salt

1           stick good quality butter, room temperature

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 51 (99% from fat) • carb. 0g • pro. 0g • fat 6g • sat. fat 4g
• chol. 15mg • sod. 49mg • calc. 2mg • fiber 0g


1.  In a small food processor, chop the garlic, oregano, thyme and chives. Scrape down the sides of the work bowl and add the salt and butter. Process until completely smooth.

2.  Form into a log and wrap well in wax paper. Chill well.

3.  Slice and place on top of grilled steaks prior to serving.