The Best Garlic Butter Recipe For Bread

Garlic butter is a delicious and easy way to add flavour to any type of bread. In this blog post, we will share the best garlic butter recipe for bread. You can use this recipe for garlic knots, rolls, or even Italian bread. So, if you are looking for a new and tasty way to dress up your bread, be sure to give this garlic butter recipe a try!

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What is garlic butter made of?

Garlic butter is made of softened butter, garlic and parsley that are mixed together until it forms a spreadable paste. This paste can then be used in a variety of ways, such as a topping for bread, stirred into pasta dishes, or using it as a flavouring agent when cooking meats or vegetables.

How long does homemade garlic butter last?

Homemade garlic butter can last up to 2 weeks when stored in an airtight container in the fridge. If you want it to last even longer, you can store it in the freezer for up to 6 months.

What herbs go best with garlic?

Some of the best herbs to pair with garlic are rosemary, thyme, oregano, and basil. These herbs all have strong flavours that can stand up to the pungent taste of garlic. When used together, they can create some truly delicious dishes!

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Garlic butter mushrooms

To add garlic butter to mushrooms, simply saute the mushrooms in a pan with some butter and garlic. This will give them a delicious flavour that is perfect for adding to any dish. You can also use this method to add garlic butter to other vegetables, such as zucchini or squash.

Garlic butter on steak

One of the best ways to add garlic butter to steak is by using it as a compound butter. To make this, simply mix together softened butter, garlic and any other desired herbs or spices. Then, simply spread the compound butter over the steak before cooking it to perfection.

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You will need:

  • 200 g Butter (Salted) or spreadable butter to suit your preference.
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic (Crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • Pinch of Salt (optional)

How to make garlic butter for bread

Make sure the butter you are using is soft. Add the crushed garlic and chopped parsley and mix through. Add a pinch of salt if needed and cover until needed.

Use fresh bread when using adding your garlic butter. Toast one side of the bread slightly on the grill, then turn and spread your homemade garlic butter, usually a generous portion. Pop back under the grill until slightly golden. Enjoy!

garlic butter homemade uk

The Best Garlic Butter Recipe For Bread

Garlic flavouried butter to add to fresh bread
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine British
Servings 15
Calories 97 kcal



  • 200 g Butter (Salted)
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic (Crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • Pinch of Salt (optional)


  • Make sure the butter you are using is soft. Add the crushed garlic and chopped parsley and mix through. Add a pinch of salt if needed and cover until needed.
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Calories: 97kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gProtein: 0.2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 86mgPotassium: 12mgFiber: 0.04gSugar: 0.01gVitamin A: 334IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 0.02mg
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