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Lemon Tarragon Butter

Tarragon is a native herb of central Asia and was brought to Spain by the Moors. It has been an important ingredient to French cooking since the 16th century.—Michelle Clair, Seattle, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    1/2 cup


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup fresh tarragon leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper


  • Beat all ingredients until blended. Shape into a log; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate up to 1 week or freeze up to several months.
Nutrition Facts
1 tablespoon: 103 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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