Garlic butter is the key ingredient in garlic bread but it can also be used to add flavor to seafood steaks vegetables and pasta although you can purchase pre made garlic butter it is easy to make at home and better tasting this simple recipe combines salted butter with minced garlic and some chopped parsley if you like.

This is the best ever garlic butter perfect on everything from potatoes to garlic bread we love putting this homemade garlic butter on mashed potatoes steak and even making garlic butter shrimp with simple ingredients you likely have on hand this is better than any restaurant garlic butter and going to become a staple in your home.

Homemade garlic butter is so easy to make with simple ingredients first get a medium size bowl put all of the ingredients in the mixing bowl next mix it all together using a hand mixer this will help to get everything well combined once you have your bread steak or vegetables on a baking sheet spread your garlic bread over the top.

1 make sure your butter is nice and soft 2 add 4 6 shakes of paprika or more for a deeper orange color if you rsquo re four you may wish to go with four because four is fun 3 add as much fresh minced garlic as you like 1 2 cloves for a light garlic flavor 6 for a stronger flavor we used 6 in this batch.