How To Make Garlic Butter Sauce

Tired of the common tomato sauces and the richness Alfredo sauces? Would you like to try something light and richer? The Garlic Butter Sauce could be your superb substitute. It is very easy to make at home and can be used as a dressing for various food items, especially spaghetti or other types of pasta. Additionally, you can add it to your salad, seafood or as a dipping sauce for numerous vegetables. The key to the deliciousness of the sauce is in “using naturally fresh butter and garlic.” There is no better substitute to these natural and easily available ingredients.

Preparation Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Utensils Needed: Large fry pan, bowls, wooden forks, large skillet, Slotted spoon, Wire whisk


– 5 tablespoons olive oil – virgin olive oil is preferred
– 6 cloves garlic – peeled and crushed
– 1 stick unsalted butter
– 1 teaspoon cornstarch
–   ¼ tablespoon dried basil
– 2 teaspoons dried oregano


  • 1

    Warm the skillet or frying pan

    Set a large non sticking skillet or frying pan on the stove with medium heat level and let it warm.

  • 2

    Pour in Olive Oil

    Now, pour 5 tablespoons of olive oil into the hot skillet or pan wait until warm well.

  • 3

    Fry Garlic

    Add in the peeled and crushed garlic paste and now lightly stir it with a wooden fork until soft, but not even lightly browned. Use a medium slotted spoon to remove the fried garlic and place them in a small plate.

  • 4

    Add in Butter

    Add 1 stick of unsalted butter to warm olive oil in the pan and smoothly stir it until melt completely.

  • 5

    Add in Cornstarch

    Stir in 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and continue stirring until it forms a thick but smooth mixture.

  • 6

    Stir in dried basil and oregano

    Add in ¼ tablespoon of dried basil, 2 teaspoons of dried oregano and the previously fried garlic. Keep on mixing and cooking until you get the desired smoothness and consistency.

  • 7

    Pour into a bowl

    Remove the Garlic Butter Sauce from heat, pour into a medium glass bowl and set aside to settle down.

  • 8


    Your Garlic Butter Sauce is all set to go! You can serve it warm as a dipping sauce or pour it over some spaghetti, pasta dishes, salads, or seafood items etc. choice is all yours!

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