10 Flavored Butter Recipes for Steak, Vegetables and LCHF Keto Diets [Compound Butter]

Butter is the perfect source of fat and flavor for LCHF Diets and we make a variety of flavored butter (aka Compound Butter) to keep on hand for steak, fish, chicken, vegetables or just to be used as a keto spread. 

Flavored butter is also known as Compound Butter or Herb Butter and is a mixture of butter and other ingredients, including herbs and spices.

They’re very easy to make and you can get creative with your own compound butter combinations making them as strong as you desire.

The Versatile Garlic Compound Butter Recipe

Classic Garlic Flavored Flavored Butter

Garlic plus butter is a classic combination that works with just about anything, just be sure to have something on hand for the breath afterwards ;). Get the classic garlic butter recipe here

Spicy Chili Steak Butter for an Extra Kick in your Meat

Chili Flavored Compound Butter

Chili Compound Steak Butter is a cheeky way to get the chili spice into all those nooks and crannies of the meal. With red meat wait until a steak is rested so that it’s relaxed and open to being flooded with more flavor. Get the Spicy Chili Butter recipe here.

Cilantro & Lime Flavored Butter

Cilantro & Lime Compound Flavor Butter

Zesty and fragrant it is wonderful melted over chicken or fish dishes. You can add it to fish while it’s cooking in foil or drop a knob on as its served. Find the Cilantro and Lime Butter Recipe here.

Lemon & Chive Flavored Butter

Lemon & Chive Herb Butter

Another refreshing citrus and herb butter that makes an excellent aromatic and tasty way to add more fat to a low carb meal and is great with grilled fish too. Recipe Card for Lemon & Chive Butter here.

Marinated Olive Compound Butter

Marinated Olive Compound Butter

A delicious blend of kalamata & green olives with fresh rosemary goes great dropped onto hot vegetables or used as a spread with low carb crackers, but you can add it to whatever you wish :). Get the Kalamata & Green Olive Butter Recipe here.

Cafe di Paris Flavored Butter

Cafe di Paris Compound Butter

Ideal melted atop a grilled steak the Cafe di Paris, flavored butter is an intricate blend of herbs, spices, garlic, mustard and anchovies it will add some serious tastes to your meat dishes. Cafe Di Paris Butter Instructions here.

Pesto Flavored Herb Butter

Pesto Herb Flavored Butter

Based off our tasty Rocket, Parmesan & Pine Nut Pesto Compound Butter, this recipe is just 2 ingredients and can be cooked in minutes. Find the recipe for our Pesto Flavored Butter Here.

Caramelized Onion Blend

Caramelized Onion Flavored Butter

Sweet caramelized onion blended with butter makes a great add on as a low carb bunless burger topper, your burger will be dripping with healthy fat and much tastier for it. See the Recipe for Sweet Caramelized Onion Butter.

Bacon & Parmesan a delicious LCHF addition to Eggs

Bacon & Parmesan Cheese Steak Butter

Crispy bacon alongside sharp Parmesan Cheese blended with Butter makes an ideal spread for crackers &, low-carb breads but another novel way is to drop a chunk of it onto hot fried eggs. Get the Bacon and Parmesan Butter recipe here

Italian Herb Butter with a Sneaky Ingredient

Italian Style Compound Butter

Garlic, herbs & red wine vinegar are combined to make this tasty flavored butter a wonderful addition to all sorts of dishes, again it’s the perfect steak butter. Get the Garlic, Herbs and Red Wine Butter recipe here.Get the Garlic, Herbs and Red Wine Butter recipe here.


More great savory flavor combinations;

  • Maitre d Hotel – unsalted butter, parsley, lemon juice, salt, pepper
  • Bacon & Chive – unsalted butter, crispy bacon, chives, sour cream, salt, pepper
  • Mustard – unsalted butter, your favorite mustard or a mixture of dry mustard and mustard seeds, salt, pepper
  • Greek Inspired – unsalted butter, lemon zest, garlic, parsley, chili, salt, pepper

And don’t forget the sweet flavors;

  • Cinnamon – unsalted butter, cinnamon, sweetener
  • Pumpkin Spice – unsalted butter, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, sweetener
  • Maple – unsalted butter, sugar-free maple syrup