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Delicious homemade garlic butter is easy to make in minutes and is a versatile seasoning for meat, seafood, vegetables and of course garlic bread!
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Homemade Garlic Butter

Garlic butter is a versatile kitchen staple with even the smallest amount bringing lots of flavor to a dish. It’s simple to make with 5 minutes of prep by using butter, garlic cloves, parsley, lemon juice and salt.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Seasoning
Cuisine: French
Keyword: butter, garlic
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 136kcal
Author: TipBuzz


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened (2 sticks)
  • 2 medium cloves garlic or 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley minced


  • On a cutting board, mince the garlic with the salt to make a chunky paste.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the butter with the garlic paste, lemon juice and parsley.
  • Mix with a spoon until blended evenly. Serve with your favorite dishes and enjoy!



  • If you use salted butter, you may wish to reduce the added salt or omit.
  • You can increase or decrease the amount of garlic according to your taste.


Calories: 136kcal | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 8mg | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg