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Lemon Tarragon Butter Recipe

Lemon Tarragon Butter Recipe

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 YIELD:8 servings


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


  • 1. Beat all ingredients until blended. Shape into a log; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate up to 1 week or freeze up to several months. Yield: 1/2 cup.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2015

"Very good on homemade yeast rolls!"

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