- 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)
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.