Bacon butter

Have you heard? Everything’s better with bacon! And butter. This spicy combo of the two is amazing on fish and chicken. Mmmm. Go for it!
Have you heard? Everything’s better with bacon! And butter. This spicy combo of the two is amazing on fish and chicken. Mmmm. Go for it!
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 4¼ oz. 120 g butter
  • 2 2 shallotshallots
  • 2 oz. 60 g bacon
  • 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon tomato paste

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Peel and chop the shallots finely. Cut the bacon into small pieces.
  2. Fry shallots and bacon in 1 tablespoon of butter for about 5 minutes.
  3. Let cool and combine with the rest of the butter, tomato paste and finely chopped basil.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Form the butter into a roll in parchment paper or store in a small bowl. Put in the fridge for about half an hour so that it solidifies.

Tip!

Feel free to make a big batch and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. It should last for a couple of weeks. Or freeze it to use at a later time.

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6 Comments

  1. Apicius
    I think I'm going to try this in a BLT roll up...spread bacon butter on lettuce, add more strips bacon, some diced fresh tomato and roll it up.
  2. Madeleine
    That sounds good!
  3. Tom
    Don't forget the cheese.
  4. Bill
    What do you think about using Hellman's Mayo as a condiment?
  5. rai
    Can i eat srambled eggs or omelette for dinner?
  6. angela
    I am finding that most bacon has sugar in the ingredients. I thought we are not supposed to have sugar. Can you help

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