Compound Lime Butter

Yield: 16 servings
Calories: 101
Theme: Low-Salt

This refreshing citrus butter is a flavorful topping on a variety of foods, including steamed vegetables, lean meats, and fish. You could also keep it simple and use it as a cracker or toast spread.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp sea salt


1. In a medium bowl, mix the butter with parsley, lime juice, garlic, lime zest, and salt until well incorporated.


2. Transfer to a piece of plastic wrap and shape into a log. Wrap in aluminum foil and keep in your freezer until needed.


Yields 1 cup.

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