Garlic & Herb Compound Butter

1 Pound of Butter

Garlic & Herb Compound Butter


  • 3 Whole Heads Roasted Garlic (directions on how to roast the garlic is below)
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Pound Salted Butter, room temperature
  • 1 Whole Head Fresh Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1½ Tablespoons Fresh Thyme
  • 1½ Tablespoons Fresh Basil
  • 1Tablespoon Fresh Italian Flat Leaf Parsley
  • 1½ Teaspoons Dried Oregano
  • To Taste Salt & Pepper
  • To Taste Grand Diamond All Purpose Seasoning


Preheat oven to 375 degrees

To roast the garlic:

Cut the tops off of the garlic bulbs. Place them on parchment paper. Pour over the oil and season with salt and pepper. Enclose the garlic in the parchment and then enclose in aluminum foil. Roast in the oven at 375 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes. Once done, squeeze the cloves from the heads of garlic directly into the butter.

Compound Butter:

Combine the butter and roasted garlic. Stir well breaking up the cloves with a spatula. Then add the fresh garlic, herbs and seasonings and stir until well incorporated.

Roll the compound butter into 2 logs using parchment paper and store in the refrigerator. It can be used for recipes such as, corn on the cob, on top of cooked steaks, under the skin of poultry before cooking, sautéing or in other savory dishes or meats.

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