Shallot, Garlic, and Parsley Compound Butter

Spread this flavorful butter onto bread, stir it into a sauce, or use it to top grilled meat.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and minced
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. minced flat-leaf Italian parsley
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Cream the butter in a small bowl. Add shallot, garlic, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine.