Tomato Butter

The uses for this herby, garlicky, tomato-y butter are endless: Melt a pat on a steak, fish, or scallops, or serve it with crusty bread and watch it disappear.
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tomato butter on stacked toast

Recipe by Alexa Weibel

This recipe originally appeared in our Summer 2020 issue. Get the magazine here.


  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. tomate paste
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


In a small bowl, mix butter, shallot, garlic, parsley, tomato paste, red pepper, and salt and pepper. Serve immediately or spoon onto parchment, roll into a log, and transfer into a resealable plastic bag. It'll keep in the freezer for months.