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Tarragon Cream Sauce

Tarragon Cream Sauce
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Makes 1 1/2 cups, serves 6-8| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:



  1. In a large saucepan, over medium-high heat, bring the wine, onion, pepper, and whole tarragon sprigs to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until the mixture is reduced by two-thirds, 20 to 25 minutes, depending on size of pan.
  2. Remove and discard the tarragon sprigs. Add the cream, reduce heat, and simmer gently until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the salt and chopped tarragon. Serve over chicken, fish, or vegetables.
By May, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 48Calories From Fat 75%
  • Fat 4g
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 14mg
  • Sodium 25mg
  • Carbohydrate 1g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 1g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Fresh basil in a jar
If you don't have tarragon on hand, you can make this rich, creamy sauce with dill, basil, or chives.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.