What Is a Recipe for Homemade Garlic Butter?

What Is a Recipe for Homemade Garlic Butter?

What Is a Recipe for Homemade Garlic Butter?

Food Network publishes Emeril Lagasse's garlic butter recipe on its website. The recipe was featured on the "Garlic Galore" episode on Emeril Live, which airs on Food Network.

Garlic Butter

This recipe for garlic butter from Lagasse uses just four ingredients and is easy to make. The recipe yields a half pound of garlic butter.

Prep Time: 5 min.

Cook Time: 0 min.

Ready In: 5 min.


  • 2 sticks room-temperature unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped garlic
  • salt
  • freshly ground white pepper
  1. Combine ingredients
  2. Combine the butter, chopped garlic, salt and freshly ground white pepper in a mixing bowl, creaming together all ingredients until thoroughly integrated.

  3. Season to taste
  4. Add additional salt and ground white pepper to taste.

  5. Store the butter
  6. Store the butter in individual ramekins if desired. Alternatively, form the butter into a log shape and wrap it in plastic wrap until you're ready to use it.

Use this Emeril Lagasse garlic butter on vegetables, meats or fish. Store the butter in the refrigerator between uses. Martha Stewart offers a similar recipe that uses just a 1/2 stick butter and a 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic, mixed together in a small bowl and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.