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Herbs, Tarragon

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About This Food

Description

Tarragon is widely used in French cuisine - from its appearance in Bearnaise sauce to the commonly used herb medely known as "Fines Herbes".

With it's distinctive anise-like flavor, tarragon is primarily used as a flavoring for vinegar as well as pickles, relishes, prepared mustards, and sauces.

High in antioxidants, tarragon pairs nicely with fish, soups and stews, and is often used in tomato dishes.

Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=15,542

Selecting & Storing

Look for fresh tarragon, with its narrow, pointed leaves in the summer and early fall. It is also available dried and in powder forms. Store dry tarragon in a cool, dark place for up to six months.

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  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)spices

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Calories: 6

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.14 g
Saturated Fat
0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.01 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.07 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
59 g
ALA
59 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.85 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
0.15 g
Protein
0.46 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
84 IU
2%
Vitamin C
1 mg
2%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.05 mg
2%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
5.48 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.18 mg
1%
Riboflavin
0.03 mg
2%
Thiamin
0.01 mg
1%
Choline
0 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
22.78 mg
2%
Copper
0.01 mg
0%
Iron
0.65 mg
4%
Magnesium
6.94 mg
2%
Manganese
0.16 mg
8%
Phosphorous
6.26 mg
1%
Potassium
60.4 mg
2%
Selenium
0.09 mcg
0%
Sodium
1.24 mg
0%
Zinc
0.08 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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