Essential Red Wine Butter
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Essential Red Wine Butter

This really is a clever concoction that is simple yet decadent. The Breville Food Processor brings together a velvety-smooth butter, infused with caramelized onion and the rich, robust notes of your favorite red wine. Add it to anything you like, grilled steak, creamy risotto or barbecued mushrooms.
the Paradice™ 9
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the Paradice™ 9

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1 hr 30 mins total time

30 mins active time


Makes 14 oz



  • large yellow onion icon
    1 large yellow onion

    peeled and halved

  • olive oil icon
    2 tbsp olive oil
  • red wine icon
    1 cup (8 fl oz) red wine
  • unsalted butter icon
    8 oz unsalted butter

    at room temperature, chopped

  • kosher salt icon
    ½ tsp kosher salt


  • 1Carefully assemble the processor with the grey spindle and green S-blade™ in the bowl. Add the onion and process until finely chopped, scraping down the side occasionally.
  • 2Place a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the oil and onion and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes, or until the onion has softened. Add the wine and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the wine has reduced and is syrupy. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • 3In the clean processor bowl with the grey spindle and green S-blade™, add the onion mixture, butter and salt and process until well combined, scraping down the side occasionally.
  • 4Place a large piece of plastic wrap on the countertop and spoon the butter mixture in the center. Wrap the butter in the plastic wrap and roll into a log, approximately 1-inch in diameter. Place in the freezer for 45 minutes to chill.
    Tip: Butter can be stored in the freezer for up to 1 month.
  • 5Your rich, decadent red wine butter is chilled, rolled and ready for slicing. Melt over grilled lamb chops, roasted beetroot or barbecued octopus. Add to a beef stew, sauteed mushrooms or creamy polenta.
Gluten Free

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