Citrus-Herb Butter

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Old Magic1, Feb 6, 2005.

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    Citrus-Herb Butter

    juice of 1/2 lemon
    juice of 1/2 orange
    juice of 1/2 lime
    1 pound (4 sticks) salted butter
    1 tablespoon dried tarragon leaves
    1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
    pinch of freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
    1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional)

    In the bowl of a food processor or mixer, combine all ingredients.
    Beat until smooth, about 4 minutes.
    Add salt and sugar to taste.
    Pack into molds or a glass container with a lid, and refrigerate.
    Keeps up to 1 week.
    Makes 2 cups
    Old Magic 1

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