Savor Herbs

French Tarragon
Licorice Vine

Growing Specs

Full Sun

16 - 20"

18 - 24"

3 - 11

French tarragon plant leaves pair well with fish, eggs, cheese, and chicken dishes, and also for flavoring vinegars. The flavor of this tarragon plant stays strong when dried. Use a small amount and adjust taste for preference.

Tarragon Cream Sauce

2 tbsp. butter
3 oz. mushrooms, sliced
1 shallot, finely chopped
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp. all purpose flour
2/3 c. vegetable stock
1/3 c. heavy cream
1 tbsp. fresh tarragon, chopped
1/8 tsp. nutmeg

Sauté the mushrooms in butter for 5 minutes. Add the shallot and lemon juice, and cook for 3 minutes. Stir the flour into the mushrooms until incorporated. Add the stock, stir until it becomes smooth and thick. Stir in cream, tarragon, and nutmeg. Do not allow sauce to simmer.