Herb Butter Spread

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Herb Butter Spread

Try this herb butter spread with olive oil to top corn on the cob. Make a few batches at a time and store in the refrigerator for an easy way to jazz up sweet corn all summer long. Use it cold or let it come to room temperature before serving.

Yield: 4 servings, about 2 teaspoons each
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 5


  • 1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh herbs, such as basil, parsley or chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Mash butter in a small bowl with the back of a spoon until soft and creamy. Stir in oil until combined. Mix in herbs, salt and pepper.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.


Nutrition Per Serving

calories 57
fat 6 g (2 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 8 mg
carbohydrates 0 g
protein 0 g
fiber 0 g
sodium 146 mg
potassium 5 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 0

Exchanges 1 fat

From EatingWell July/August 2012