Sun Dried Tomato Butter Recipe

Posted on July 08, 2016

Adding a flavored butter to corn on the cob is such an easy way to change up your side dish.

Once you start making compound butters, there really is no going back to plain butter. It’s so fun to change up a recipe with a simple addition of a flavored butter. I’ll make up a whole bunch of them and then store them in the freezer in smaller packages (about the size of half a stick) until I’m ready to use one.

Use them on steaks, chicken, on side dishes, vegetables, but my favorite is on corn on the cob. Using Buttery, the ZAK corn on the cob butter spreader, to butter the corn keeps hands clean and makes sure there is the perfect amount of butter on the corn.

Sun Dried Tomato Butter Recipe Instructions

Sun Dried Tomato Butter Recipe


  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomato slices, finely chopped (not packed in oil)
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 stick butter, softened


  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and mash and stir until well combined.
  2. Lay out a 9×13 piece of plastic wrap and place butter in the middle.
  3. Roll up butter in plastic wrap and twist ends which will help form butter into a log shape.
  4. Place in refrigerator for several hours or until firm again.
  5. Use on corn, steaks, or vegetables.

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