Browned Butter Sauce

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With a few ingredients, this brown butter sauce will definitely become your go-to recipe for all kinds of dishes. Use this butter sauce for ravioli, bread, and even popcorn.

browned butter sauce
Photo:

BHG / Sonia Bozzo

Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil, sage, oregano, Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, and/or chives or 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

  • Dash ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon grated or shredded Pecorino Romano, Asiago, and/or Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. spoon with browned butter sauce

    BHG / Sonia Bozzo

    In a medium saucepan, combine butter and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until butter is lightly browned, stirring occasionally and skimming foam as necessary. Remove from heat. Stir in herb(s) and pepper.

  2. spoon drizzling brown butter sauce

    BHG / Sonia Bozzo

    Drizzle sauce over cooked pasta, as a dipping oil, over popcorn, or other creative uses. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

145 Calories
16g Fat
1g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 145
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 129mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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