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Shallot Herb Butter

A recipe for compound butter made with shallot and fresh herbs including parsley, rosemary, and thyme.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Renee


  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 stick, softened
  • 1 small shallot minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste
  • Generous pinch of freshly ground black pepper


  1. Blend together the butter, shallot, parsley, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a medium-sized bowl. Form into a log and refrigerate until firm before slicing or serving, or use another shaping method.

Recipe Notes

Recipe ┬ęcopyright 2013 Lucy Vaserfirer from the Flavored Butters cookbook. Used with permission by The Harvard Common Press.