ARDEN HILLS, MINN. — Land O’ Lakes is entering the convenient cooking category with the launch of Saute Express Saute Starter that is a seasoned olive oil and butter starter that may be used to cook and flavor seafood, chicken and pork.

The new product is available in four varieties: Italian herb, garlic and herb, savory butter and olive oil, and lemon pepper.

“Saute Express Saute Starter is the first of many dairy-based products we plan to launch as part of our long-term cooking platform strategy,” said Peggy Ellingson, vice-president of innovation at Land O'Lakes. “This new cooking product is the next step in making our customers’ cooking experience easier, more enjoyable and more delicious; representing the simple goodness and quality we deliver with all of our products.”

Saute Express will be sold in the dairy section of supermarkets and a package of six packets has a suggested retail price of $3.79.