Here is a classic compound butter. It is often used on top of grilled steaks. It's a classic French cooking staple.
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon zest
2 sticks butter, softened
1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons fresh minced parsley
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Thoroughly combine all ingredients. Taste; adjust seasoning. Form into a long cylinder on a piece of parchment paper, foil, or plastic wrap and roll up, making sure to cover ends; or place in a bowl and cover. Keep refrigerated for 1 week or freeze for up six months.
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