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Garlic Butter Recipes

Easy and inexpensive to make, garlic butter can be made and kept in the fridge for whenever it's needed. This page contains garlic butter recipes.


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December 23, 2014

Having ready made garlic butter (margarine really) on hand is a staple in our house. It's practical, easy and cheap to make, and can be kept in the fridge for a month or more, ready for whenever it's needed. I've used it to make garlic bread and as an add-in to mashed potatoes or steamed veggies. Once I used it as a rub over a leg of lamb with crushed rosemary mixed in and that was wonderful.

I use Becel margarine, but any kind of margarine will do I suppose, and when the container is 2/3 empty I spoon in a heaping teaspoon of minced garlic and half a teaspoon of dried parsley flakes. Whip it together with a fork and you're done. I put in the parsley to keep it looking different from the regular margarine used for toast, etc.
I don't think garlic and jam would go together too well. LOL I have a piece of masking tape on the top of the lid clearly marked "garlic butter".

Several of my friends have adopted this tip and they too are pleased to use such a simple homemade garlic spread.

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February 6, 20091 found this helpful


  • 1 large tub of margarine
  • 1 small jar of minced garlic (found in the Produce section of any supermarket)


Microwave the margarine until it's soft enough that you can easily stir it with a wooden spoon.

Pour entire contents of garlic into margarine and mix well then place back in refrigerator. Margarine will harden back up and you'll have enough garlic butter easily for a month.

Source: I actually came up with this all by myself.

By Carolee from Madison, AL

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May 22, 2011

Keep on hand for assorted recipes or to use for quick flavoring of veggies, meats, plain pasta, or bread.

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