Blue Cheese and Chive Butter (Cook's Illustrated)


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10 mins (prep 5, cooking 5)
4 ingredients
8 servings
From Cooks Illustrated magazine, made to accompany beef tenderloin cooked in the CI method. I selected this flavored butter because the chives had just come up, harbinger of spring. It would be good on anything that you like with blue cheese.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 ounces mild blue cheese, about 1/4 cup, room temperature
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

Nutrition

Serving Size (6.26 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 39.77 Calories from Fat 40.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.5g 55.37%
Saturated Fat 2.85g 113.96%
Trans Fat 0.18g %
Cholesterol 11.92mg 31.8%
Sodium 36.95mg 12.32%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.01%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.05g 0.75%
Vitamin A 138.6IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 1.35mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
blue cheese, mild, minced fresh chives
 

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