German Herb Butter

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German herb butter is a classic in Germany and is served together with a rump steak or used for the meat on the barbecue – it is the butter for steaks! This is an original German recipe, very easy to make, perfect to freeze: Cut the butter in slices and wrap each slice separately, then freeze it. So it is ready when you need it. Just place it on top of a steak. Happy Cooking! Find more German recipes on

Ingredients German Herb Butter

125 g butter
Herbs chopped – you can choose the herbs you like
1 tbsp parsley, 1 tbsp chives, 1 tbsp tarragon, 1 tbsp sorrel, 1 tbsp chervil, 1tsp rosemary, 1 tbsp cress, thyme
1 tbsp lemon
salt, pepper
hint of Worcester sauce
garlic, squeezed or finely chopped
dried tomatoes, chopped
hint of mustard

Cooking Instructions German Herb Butter
– Beat butter foamy, add all herbs and lemon juice, spice with salt and pepper and other ingredients that you choose.
Mix very well, until smooth.
– Form a roll, warp it in foil or plastic wrap and place it in fridge, let it get firm, then cut into slices.
Serve one slice of herb butter on each steak (see photo left)

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