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slices of maitre de butter or hotel butter stacked on a marble slab

Mâitre d’ Butter aka. Hotel Butter

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  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


A delicious compound butter flavored with lemon and parsley that complements steak, seafood, chicken, and vegetables! Low carb, keto, and gluten free.


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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic – optional but recommended


  1. Put the softened butter in a medium-sized bowl and add the remaining ingredients. 
  2. Mix thoroughly with a rubber spatula.
  3. Place a 12 inch by 15 inch piece of plastic wrap on a cutting board. 
  4. Spoon the butter mixture onto the plastic wrap and form into a log about 1 inch in diameter.
  5. Roll the butter log tightly in the plastic wrap and twist the ends. 
  6. Freeze for 1 hour before slicing into 1/2 inch thick rounds for serving. 
  7. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months. 
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: condiments
  • Method: mixing
  • Cuisine: french


  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
  • Calories: 102
  • Fat: 11g
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g

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