Herb-Walnut Compound Butter

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Herb-Walnut Compound Butter
This simple compound butter is perfect for steaks, prime rib, and chops. A great addition to holiday meals and special occasions like anniversaries or Valentine's Day.
Course Toppings
Cuisine American Food
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 2-4 Minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Toppings
Cuisine American Food
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 2-4 Minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Toast walnuts in a small skillet, over medium-high heat for 2-4 minutes. Move walnuts around as they toast so they don't burn. Once they become a little darker in color and fragrant, remove from heat and place onto a cutting board. Let walnuts cool for 8-10 minutes. Chop into smaller pieces.
  2. Combine softened butter and walnuts with remaining ingredients. Scoop out onto a large piece of plastic wrap or parchment paper. Using wrap (or paper), roll butter into a log shape. It's very important that it's even and that the middle isn't larger than the tips. Wrap ends under and place into refrigerator for 2-3 hours before using.
  3. To use, simply unroll and cut off a 1/2" sized piece and place onto top of steaks, prime rib, or chops.
  4. Store mixture in an air tight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.
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Photo by: Katrin Gilger