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Trio of Butters: Beet, Cilantro and Red Pepper

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Beet Butter:

1/2
cup of butter, room temperature
1/3
cup of cooked beets
Salt and pepper

Cilantro Butter:

1/2
cup of butter, room temperature
3/4
cups of cilantro (no stems)
1
garlic clove, peeled
Salt and pepper

Red Pepper Butter:

1/2
cup of butter, room temperature
1/2
cup of red peppers, grilled
Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can use pesto instead of cilantro.

Having these or any other seasoned butter in the freezer is guaranteed to result in a variety of original and savory dishes. They are also the perfect addition to steak, fried fish or grilled chicken, completely transforming the dish by giving it life and a special touch. But the benefits of this fantastic secret don’t end there. How about a teaspoon of red pepper butter over sautéed veggies? Or topping off a plate of cheesy raviolis with beet butter? A baked potato with cilantro butter? I assure you no one will figure out this is the secret to your colorful and delicious dishes, elevating your cooking to a new and prestigious level. And this is just the beginning. If you tend to feel insecure about sauces, follow the recipe as is and at the end add one or more tablespoons of the following seasoned butters. You can also serve it with canapés or to make super special sandwiches. They also go well in rice or buttered noodles. Try this recipe because I’m sure you’ll love it. Freeze any leftover butter and use it in other recipes. You’ll find yourself wanting to experiment and try new flavors because it’s so easy!

Here a quick and easy mini-recipe: combine 1/2 cup of butter with 2 or 3 tablespoons of your favorite salsa. Try it… it’s delicious!

Have some roasted garlic? Then mash them with a fork and combine with the butter; I know you won’t regret it!

Directions

  • 1 Put all the ingredients for one type of butter in a food processor or blender. Blend until reaching your preferred texture. You can leave it with chunks of veggies or completely creamy.
  • 2 Pour the different butters into individual containers and serve.
  • 3 If you wrap each flavor in parchment paper, seal well and store in plastic bags in the freezer, you can use them for up to 3 months. To use just cut slices and let reach room temperature.

Having these or any other seasoned butter in the freezer is guaranteed to result in a variety of original and savory dishes. They are also the perfect addition to steak, fried fish or grilled chicken, completely transforming the dish by giving it life and a special touch. But the benefits of this fantastic secret don’t end there. How about a teaspoon of red pepper butter over sautéed veggies? Or topping off a plate of cheesy raviolis with beet butter? A baked potato with cilantro butter? I assure you no one will figure out this is the secret to your colorful and delicious dishes, elevating your cooking to a new and prestigious level. And this is just the beginning. If you tend to feel insecure about sauces, follow the recipe as is and at the end add one or more tablespoons of the following seasoned butters. You can also serve it with canapés or to make super special sandwiches. They also go well in rice or buttered noodles. Try this recipe because I’m sure you’ll love it. Freeze any leftover butter and use it in other recipes. You’ll find yourself wanting to experiment and try new flavors because it’s so easy!

Rate and Comment

Morena Cuadra Morena Cuadra
September 9, 2015

Having these or any other seasoned butter in the freezer is guaranteed to result in a variety of original and savory dishes. They are also the perfect addition to steak, fried fish or grilled chicken, completely transforming the dish by giving it life and a special touch. But the benefits of this fantastic secret don’t end there. How about a teaspoon of red pepper butter over sautéed veggies? Or topping off a plate of cheesy raviolis with beet butter? A baked potato with cilantro butter? I assure you no one will figure out this is the secret to your colorful and delicious dishes, elevating your cooking to a new and prestigious level. And this is just the beginning. If you tend to feel insecure about sauces, follow the recipe as is and at the end add one or more tablespoons of the following seasoned butters. You can also serve it with canapés or to make super special sandwiches. They also go well in rice or buttered noodles. Try this recipe because I’m sure you’ll love it. Freeze any leftover butter and use it in other recipes. You’ll find yourself wanting to experiment and try new flavors because it’s so easy!