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Spicy Citrus Butter

Cayenne adds a hit of heat and lime juice provides a bit of pucker to this bold butter. Toss any leftovers with cheese ravioli for a quick and easy dinner.

Serves 8
Ready in 5 mins
Prep time 5 mins
115 calories per serving


> 1 lime
> 1 orange
> 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
> 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper
> 1/4 tsp salt


Grate 1 tsp lime zest and 1 tsp orange zest into a medium bowl. Squeeze in 1 tbsp lime juice. Add the butter, cayenne, and salt.
With a fork or small spatula, mash mixture together until well combined. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

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