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Bacon Butter

Bacon butter is the scrumptious low carb and keto compound butter you didn't know you needed, but will never be able to live without!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 16 Servings
Author: Lindsey

Ingredients

  • 8-10 Slices Bacon I use 9 — depends on how much bacon flavor you'd like
  • 1/2 Cup Butter softened
  • 12 Chive "sprigs"

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat.
  • Once cooked, place bacon on a paper towel lined plate to absorb excess grease.
  • Add bacon, butter and chives to a food processor.
  • Using 1 second intervals, "pulse" the butter ingredients together until the chives and bacon have reached your desired size — make sure to clean the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula every few pulses.
  • Store butter in the fridge, and enjoy!

Notes

  • I like to use this butter within 3 days due to the fresh chives.
    I freeze excess butter in an ice cube tray, then pop the ice cubes into small baggies for future use.
  • Nutritional information is based on 1/16 of this recipe — which will vary depending on how much bacon you use. For me, it came out to about 1 tablespoon of butter. For most accurate nutrition, divide the butter into servings before eating it :)

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 4.3% | Vitamin C: 0.5% | Calcium: 0.2% | Iron: 0.3%
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