Dried tarragon, lemon, and shallots flavor this butter for roast beef, steaks, or even chicken and fish. Use it alone or add it in place of butter for a subtle flavor enhancement to sauces or gravy.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon dried tarragon
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons minced shallots
- salt to taste
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.