Conquistador Flavored Butter

Conquistador Flavored Butter

A spicy, savory compound butter that will add a decidedly Mexican flair to your entree.

Author: Tested by the Plugra Culinary Institute
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time:
Total time: 15 minutes


  • 1 pound butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1 tablespoon hot smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons flat parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon roasted garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup manchego cheese, aged, finely shredded


  1. Whip butter until smooth and light. Add in all other ingredients and mix until well combined.
  2. Shape into a log using parchment or wax paper. Refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours), slice into thin rounds as needed or transfer to plastic wrap to store.