Citrus Butter


  • 1/2 medium orange, peeled
  • 1/2 lemon with 1/4-inch-(.6 cm) thick slice of rind
  • 1/2 lime with 1/4-inch-(.6 cm) thick slice of rind
  • 8-12 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 1 cup (227 g) butter, softened


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds until smooth, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Roll in plastic wrap and form a log. Freeze until ready to use.

This butter is an excellent accompaniment to grilled meats and seafood.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.