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Tarragon Butter

Rated as 4.22 out of 5 Stars

"I use this instead of a sauce for roast beef and steaks. It can be made ahead of time, so prep can be cut at dinner time. It will last for several days in the refrigerator."
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1 h 5 m servings 107
Original recipe yields 8 servings (0.5 cup)


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  1. In a small bowl, cream butter with an electric mixer. Mix in lemon juice, tarragon, black pepper, and shallot. Season to taste with salt. Chill for at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 107 calories; 11.6 1 0.4 31 2 Full nutrition

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Great easy recipe! I used fresh tarragon and as I didn't have any unsalted butter on hand, just used salted butter and omitted adding any salt. I stole an idea from another recipe by arranging ...

Guests loved this butter served with a crusty garlic bread. I thought the shallots might make it too chuncky but chunky was good. Great recipe!

I agree with the previous reviewer that this is like a Bernaise sauce. Very nice, put on a grilled filet mignon.

This was absolutely perfect! I had been looking for a good tarragon butter recipe and this was exactly what I was thinking. I made the recipe as is and wouldn't change a thing. I served it over ...

This is a good recipe. It tastes just like bearnaise sauce, just a different consistency. The only change I would make is add less shallots next time.

Nice spread for crostini or toasted french bread or to top grilled meat. I will back off of the amount of pepper a bit in the future, as it was just a little overpowering for us. Loved the shal...