Yields6 Servings

Flavor Profile: Mediterranean

Ingredients

 1 ¼ sticks butter, slightly softened
 good pinch of large-grain salt
 1 can good-quality sardines, packed in olive oil
 juice of 1/2 lemon
 1 tbsp minced chives or other herbs of choice
 freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1

Place softened butter into a bowl. Drain the sardines, and add them to the bowl. Use a fork to mash the butter and the sardines together.

2

Add the lemon juice. Keep mashing until all mixed together. Just before serving, add the chives, and some black pepper.

3

Dish into a ramekin to serve. Roll it in plastic to form a log to use at a later day. Refrigerate for at least an hour or so.

4

Serve the sardine butter with toast. Accompany with radish and cucumbers.

Ingredients

 1 ¼ sticks butter, slightly softened
 good pinch of large-grain salt
 1 can good-quality sardines, packed in olive oil
 juice of 1/2 lemon
 1 tbsp minced chives or other herbs of choice
 freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1

Place softened butter into a bowl. Drain the sardines, and add them to the bowl. Use a fork to mash the butter and the sardines together.

2

Add the lemon juice. Keep mashing until all mixed together. Just before serving, add the chives, and some black pepper.

3

Dish into a ramekin to serve. Roll it in plastic to form a log to use at a later day. Refrigerate for at least an hour or so.

4

Serve the sardine butter with toast. Accompany with radish and cucumbers.

Sardine Butter