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Yield:
Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process softened butter and garlic cloves in a food processor until smooth. Add basil leaves, and pulse 3 to 4 times or until basil is finely chopped. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week, or freeze in airtight containers up to 4 months.

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  • If desired, shape butter into a log; wrap in wax paper, and chill. When firm, slice into smaller rounds, and freeze.

  • Serve with hot crusty French bread or baked potatoes. Toss with hot, cooked pasta and Parmesan cheese or steamed vegetables. Try it on a grilled cheese with mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, and crumbled bacon.

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