2 Ways to Use Leftover Chives

June 27, 2016
by Trisha Learn

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    Now and again, our customers tell us they’ve got leftover herbs from our recipes. As you know, we’re not into waste, so Renee & Ellie – our menu planning gurus – suggested this series for leftover herbs! It’s so simple to make dips, sauces and condiments even better by adding a sprinkling of chives.

    How to Make Sour Cream & Chive Dip

    This is so easy it barely needs a recipe! Just chop those chives nice and finely, add them to a couple of tablespoons of sour cream. Add some lemon juice and a pinch of salt and you’re good to go!

    I love spreading this on toast with some smoked salmon, or using it as a dip for tortilla chips. YUMM!

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    How to Make Chive Butter

    leftover chives recipe

    Chive butter recipe

    Ingredients

    • 250g butter
    • 25g chives, chopped

    Instructions:

    1. Use a potato masher, to mash the butter.
    2. Add the chopped chives and thoroughly mix in
    3. Cut out a rectangle of cling film and spread the butter evenly across it. Now roll the butter in the cling film, so that the butter forms a cylindrical shape.
    4. Tie the cling film at each end to ensure that it is air tight
    5. Leave in the fridge overnight
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