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Olive oil butter

Homemade spreadable butter with olive oil and salt flakes.

Course Condiment
Cuisine Italian
Keyword butter spread, spreadable butter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 10 portions
Calories 232 kcal
Author Eva | Electric Blue Food

Ingredients

  • 200 g salted butter room temperature
  • 100 ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • a sprinkle of salt flakes

Instructions

  1. Add the butter to a bowl and give it a quick whisk with a hand mixer for about a half minute.

  2. Add the olive oil and salt flakes and start mixing at low speed. Mix for about 2 minutes, increasing to medium speed as the mixture becomes homogeneous. The spread is ready to use.

Recipe Notes

  • In warmer environments this mixture may be too runny to use immediately. Chill in the fridge to firm up for 10 minutes if your room temperature is particularly high.
  • This butter spread keeps at room temperature (not over 25°C) for up to a week. Store airtight and away from direct light.
  • Salt flakes are recommended as they do not melt when whipped, thus providing a sound salt kick here and there. 
  • The use of salted butter is recommended both for flavour and for safer storage at room temperature. If you only have unsalted butter, mix in a sprinkle of table salt as you whip the butter before adding the olive oil. Then proceed to add salt flakes anyway.
  • If your butter is extra salted (2% salt or over) you may consider skipping the salt flakes, but that is up to your taste.
  • The nutritional information provided is only an estimate based on a suggested serving size.
Nutrition Facts
Olive oil butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 232 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 166mg7%
Potassium 5mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 500IU10%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.