Long pepper & orange butter

Flavour butter with pepper and orange zest and juice to make your own flavoured butter. Enjoy it with crusty bread or over steamed spinach or greens

  • Prep:5 mins
    Plus chilling
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 82
  • fat 9g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 0.4g
  • sugars 0.4g
  • fibre 0.1g
  • protein 0.1g
  • salt 0g


  • 75g softened unsalted butter
  • ½ tsp long pepper
  • 1 orange, zested
  • ½ orange, juiced (optional)


  1. Beat the butter with an electric whisk or in a small blender until pale and fluffy. Finely grind the long pepper using a pestle and mortar. Stir the pepper into the whipped butter with the orange zest and a pinch of salt, if you like, then whip in the orange juice until it is combined. Spoon into a dish or shape using a waxed wrap or parchment and chill until needed. Will keep for one week. Serve with bread or dot over steamed spinach or greens.

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