Lemon basil butter

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Loosely packed fresh basil leaves
½ cup Sweet butter, softened
1 teaspoon Freshly grated lemon zest, or to taste

In a saucepan of boiling water blanch the basil for 2 seconds. Drain the basil well, pat it dry, and in a food processor blend it with the butter, the zest, and sat to taste until the mixture is smooth. Let the basil butter stand, covered tightly with plastic wrap, in a cool place for 1 hour or, chilled, overnight. Serve the lemon basil butter with steamed vegetables or grilled meats and fish. Makes about ⅔ cup.

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