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Pesto Butter

  • Makes 1 1/3 cups
  • Prep Time 10 min


  • 1 cup Country Crock® Spreadable Butter With Canola Oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder


  1. In food processor, pulse all ingredients, until well-chopped and light green. Spread, if desired, on Italian bread and broil for delicious Pesto Garlic Bread.

Or, try some other terrific and tasty ways to use Pesto Butter:

•Cheesy Pesto Pasta: Melt over hot cooked pasta and toss with additional Parmesan cheese. Garnish with toasted pine nuts or walnuts for real authentic Italian flair.
•Grilled Pesto Chicken: Melt Pesto Butter and use to baste chicken breasts while grilling. Serve, if desired, with additional Pesto Butter or spread on crusty rolls for delicious Grilled Pesto Chicken Sandwiches.
•Roasted Pesto Potatoes: Toss with diced potatoes and roast until tender and golden brown.
•Pesto Mixed Grill: Simply melt over hot cooked steaks, chops and chicken just before serving to add a restaurant-style finishing touch.
•Pesto Veggies: Melt over your favorite cooked vegetables to add zesty bold flavor. Also great on baked potatoes!

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion per serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion per serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories -1
Calories from Fat -1
Total Fat -1 g
Saturated Fat -1 g
Trans Fat -1 g
Cholesterol -1 mg
Sodium -1 mg
Total Carbs -1 g
Dietary Fiber -1 g
Sugars -1 g
Protein -1 g
Calcium -1 mg
Iron -1 mg
Vitamin C -1 mg
Vitamin A -1 IU