Tarragon
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  • A member of the wormwood family, tarragon is a perennial herb native to Europe and North America.
  • Sold as dried leaves or fresh branches.
  • Leaves are glossy green, lance-shaped up to 8 cm long.
  • Spicy flavour like aniseed.
  • French tarragon has the strongest flavour.
  • One of the four fines herbs used extensively in French cuisine, particularly with fish and chicken.

Available: all year

Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus (Asteraceae)

Health Benefits

100g of Tarragon yields the following:

  • Calories – 295
  • Total Carbs – 17% of DV
  • Protein – 22.77g
  • Dietary Fibre – 30% of DV
  • Vitamin A – 84% of DV
  • Vitamin C – 83% of DV
  • Calcium – 114% of DV
  • Iron – 179% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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