Compound Herb Butter

Cuisinart original

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


Makes ½ cup


1          small garlic clove, peeled
½         tablespoon fresh oregano
1          sprig of thyme, leaves only (stems discarded)
2          chives, cut into 1-inch pieces
½         teaspoon 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 or chopper, 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.  Place butter onto a piece of plastic wrap and roll into the shape of a log, twisting the ends of the plastic to seal. Chill well.
3.  Slice and put on top of grilled steaks prior to serving.