Let's Dish: Strawberry Butter

March 29, 2013 11:53:38 AM PDT
Chris Koetke, host of the Live Well Network show, Let's Dish, shares a recipe for an all-purpose butter that is not only delicious, but also has a beautiful pink hue, thanks to the added strawberries!

Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Serves: 1 cup

1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened

3/4 cup diced fresh strawberries

1 1/2 Tablespoons honey

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/4 cup finely diced strawberries

1. Place butter in a food processor until well softened. Process until smooth scraping down the sides as needed.

2. Add diced ¾ cup strawberries, honey, cinnamon and lemon juice. Pulse until strawberries are incorporated into the butter.

3. Remove butter from food processor and stir in remaining ¼ cup finely diced strawberries.

4. Place the strawberry butter into a serving bowl or ramekin. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. This butter will last for up to 1 week in the refrigerator.

5. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes prior to serving so that the strawberry butter can come to room temperature.