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Vegan Garlic Butter

Megan Calipari
This Vegan Garlic Butter is a simple and flavorful compound butter that uses dairy free butter, fresh garlic and herbs to create a delicious and versatile spread.
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8 Servings


  • Cutting Board
  • Chefs Knife
  • Small Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Parchment Paper


  • 8 tablespoon Vegan Butter, room temp I used Country Crock Plant Butter (avocado oil variety)
  • 3 Medium Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 tablespoon Finely Chopped Chives optional
  • Pinch Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper to Taste


  • First make the garlic paste. Peel the garlic cloves and smash them using the flat side of the chefs knife, then mince. Next, sprinkle the minced garlic with a pinch of salt. Then, using the side of the knife, press into the garlic and drag the knife towards you, using firm pressure. Repeat that action until the garlic is a a paste.
  • In a small bowl, combine vegan butter, garlic paste, chives and black pepper. Stir well with a spatula.
  • Transfer to a small bowl or container to refrigerate OR scrape mixture onto a piece of parchment paper and form into a log. Twist the ends to seal and refrigerate.
  • Use as desired.
Keyword compound garlic butter, Dairy free garlic butter, Garlic Butter, Vegan Garlic Butter