Heirloom Tomato Butter



Heirloom Tomato Butter
The perfect addition to breads and grilled meats.
Serves: 8
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1- ½ cup finely chopped heirloom tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ pound unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  1. Heat olive oil in a small skillet. Add tomato, garlic and salt.
  2. Simmer over medium heat until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  3. Cool. Whip butter. Add the tomato puree. Mix in lemon juice, and vinegar.
  4. Fold in basil. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  5. Place in a 6 ounce Milkhouse Candle Crock. Cover and refrigerate.
  6. Place on grilled fish or chicken. Great melted on steak or spread on crostini with fresh mozzarella.