Sauces and Flavored Butters

Tarragon Beurre Blanc

Prep

2 hours

Cook

15 minutes

Level

Easy

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup white wine vinegar
  • ⅓ cup dry vermouth
  • 3 Tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1½ teaspoons fresh tarragon
  • ¾ cup (⅜ lb.) Challenge European Style Butter

Directions

  • 1
    In a 2 to 3-quart pan over high heat, boil vinegar, vermouth, shallots, and tarragon until reduced to ¼ cup, 5 to 8 minutes. Let stand at room temperature up to 2 hours.
  • 2
    Just before serving, set pan over high heat, add butter, and stir constantly until it’s melted and bubbling, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm. (Yields about 1 cup)
  •  !
    Serve this herby butter sauce with a mild fish like sole.