- Kosher salt
- 1 tsp. minced garlic
- ½ cup finely chopped sweet basil
- ½ tsp. freshly grated lemon zest
- ½ cup unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
- ½ tsp. ground white pepper
In a bowl, combine the butter, basil, garlic, lemon zest, white pepper, and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt and mash with a spoon until well combined. Use immediately as a spread for corn on the cob, grilled vegetables, or dinner rolls. Or use plastic wrap to shape the basil butter into a log, tightening t...