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Tarragon

Tarragon is popular in many cuisines, especially French and Meditteranean, but it is one of the newer herbs in history. Although this herb has a bittersweet licorice flavor to it, it complements all the dishes it’s added to. In French recipes, it’s a standard ingredient in bearnaise and hollandaise sauces. In Persian cuisine, it surprises and refreshes the palate in savory pickle dishes or raw vegetable salads.

Tarragon made its appearance in France around the 1600s, so it has a shorter history than many of the other herbs you’ll find in your kitchen. It’s a perennial shrub regrowing year after year with dark green leaves and a woody stem.

Known by it’s less appetizing name dragon wort, Tarragon is a phytonutrient and antioxidant powerhouse. If you want to stimulate appetite, add Tarragon to your recipes. Lower blood sugar levels? Tarragon. Up your vitamin and mineral intake? Tarragon. This aromatic herb is rich in Vitamins A, B, and C as well as riboflavin, niacin, and folates. It’s loaded with iron, calcium, magnesium, copper, zinc, potassium, and manganese.

Tarragon is a versatile herb that heightens the flavor of other herbs and adds a distinctive touch to sauces, salads, dressings, and egg dishes. Spices that make different savory, aromatic blends with tarragon include parsley, chervil, thyme, anise, and mustard seed.  Create an herbed butter with it. Tarragon is a tasty herb with shrimp and other fish recipes. It complements mushrooms, tomatoes, and poultry.

Add this flavorful herb to the last stage while cooking recipes to help retain the best, most robust, flavor. Seasonally, tarragon grows late spring and early summer. But you can stock up on our dried variety all year long. Order bulk orders of Tarragon along with other wholesale herbs to make tasty dishes in your kitchen.

 
Ingredients: Tarragon