ButterBall Farms Inc.

What Is the Best Compound Butter for Prime Rib?

When it comes to enhancing the flavor of your prime rib, nothing beats the rich and savory goodness of compound butter. These flavorful blends of butter and various herbs, spices, and other ingredients can take your prime rib to the next level. 

The Best Compound Butters for Prime Rib

Garlic Herb

The classic combination of garlic and herbs like rosemary, thyme, and parsley adds a savory depth to your prime rib. Butterball Farms® garlic herb compound butter is expertly crafted to enhance the natural flavors of your prime rib, making it a delicious choice for any occasion. You can order garlic herb butter today through our stocked flavor program.


Indulge in the luxurious flavor of truffle-infused butter, adding a touch of elegance to your prime rib. We can make butter with real truffle oil, creating a rich and earthy flavor that pairs beautifully with the juiciness of prime rib.

Blue Cheese

For a bold and tangy flavor, blue cheese butter is a perfect compound butter for prime rib roast. Order a butter that is made with creamy blue cheese and a blend of spices to create a flavor that will elevate your prime rib to new heights.


Add a kick to your prime rib with horseradish butter that can imbue a spicy and flavorful twist. We recommend flavored butter that is made with real horseradish root and a hint of garlic, creating a butter that is both bold and savory.


The peppery heat of peppercorn butter adds a zesty flavor that pairs beautifully with prime rib. We can create a peppercorn butter that is made with a blend of black, white, and pink peppercorns for a flavor that is both spicy and aromatic.

Bacon and Onion

We love using the smoky and savory goodness of bacon and onion butter to really bring out the flavors of your prime rib. When you work with the expert team at Butterball we can develop a recipe with real bacon bits and caramelized onions to make a butter that is rich and flavorful.

Herb and Mustard

The combination of herbs and mustard creates a tangy and aromatic butter that will truly bring out the flavor in your prime rib dish. We recommend using a quality butter that is made with a blend of Dijon mustard, thyme, and parsley.

Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil

Let your customers experience the Mediterranean flavors of sun-dried tomato and basil butter for a burst of freshness with your prime rib. If you’re looking for a butter made with real sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil for a bright and flavorful combination, reach out to the team at Butterball Farms.

Smoked Paprika and Cilantro

For a unique flavor profile, try smoked paprika and cilantro butter for a smoky and herbaceous taste to your prime rib. Quality butter that is made with smoked paprika and fresh cilantro will create a unique compound butter for prime rib that is both bold and aromatic.

Lemon and Herb Butter

Lemon and herb butter is one of our favorites, with its bright and citrusy contrast to the richness of prime rib. Our lemon and herb compound butter is made with real lemon zest and a blend of fresh herbs for a tangy and refreshing taste. It is also ready to order through our stocked flavor program.

Create Your Own Flavored Butter

Creating your own custom butter with Butterball is a fantastic way to add a unique touch to your dishes or products. Butterball Farms offers a variety of options for creating custom butter blends so you can tailor the flavor, texture, and ingredients to suit your needs.

When you connect with our dedicated team of flavor experts, here’s what you can expect.

  • Consultation: We’ll start by discussing your requirements and ideas for your butter. We’ll provide guidance on flavor profiles, ingredients, and packaging options based on your goals and preferences. If you don’t know quite what you’re looking for and need help with ideation, we can do that too!
  • Ingredient selection: Next we’ll choose the base for your flavor. We offer a range of butter options, including salted, margarine, or blends. Then we’ll select additional ingredients such as herbs, spices, fruits, or other flavorings to create your desired flavor profile.
  • Blending process: Our team will carefully blend the ingredients to ensure a consistent and flavorful product. We’ll use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to create high-quality custom butter blends.
  • Packaging: Now you get to choose the packaging for your custom butter blend. Butterball Farms offers various packaging options, including bulk packaging for food service or commercial use or individually wrapped for meal kits and more.
  • Quality control: We maintain strict quality control standards throughout the production process to ensure that your custom butter blend meets your high-quality standards. That commitment to quality has consistently earned us a BRC-AA rating, which is the highest possible score.
  • Delivery: Once your custom butter blend is ready, we’ll work with you to on the delivery option. We can accommodate orders of various sizes, from small batches to large quantities.

Order Compound Butter for Prime Rib Today

Interested in ordering one of the compound butters for prime rib we mentioned? How about creating your own unique flavor? Reach out to the experienced team at Butterball today to get started.