French Tarragon Shallot Vinaigrette

This is a lite summer style vinaigrette

Tarragon-Shallot-Vinaigrette

French-Tarragon-and-Shallot-Vinaigrette

French-Tarragon-Shallot-Vinaigrette

Recipe – Approx. – 1 3/4 Cup

  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Tarragon
  • 2 Medium Shallots
  • 3 – 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Champagne Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt or to taste
  • Dash Black Pepper

Instructions:

 Mince the shallots, garlic and add to a jar

Measure the rest of the ingredients and puree until it turns pale in color and add to the jar

Shake well

Health Benefits:

Tarragon herb is one of the highest antioxidant value food sources.  It helps lower blood-glucose levels, which helps with low blood sugar.  It helps in the production of bile by the liver thus making it a great digestive tonic.  It is a mild sedative and can help with insomnia anxiety and stress. It is great for the health and function of the eyes. It helps prevent clot formation inside the tiny blood vessels of heart and brain protecting from heart attack and stroke.  It is rich in vitamins C, A and B-complex.  An excellent source of minerals likes calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, copper, potassium, and zinc.  Tarragon should not be used while pregnant or nursing.

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  1. […] 3. French Tarragon Shallot Vinaigrette This is a vinaigrette with a fancy name which may seem like you’re taking Paleo to the gourmet level. But in actuality it has just a handful or so of ingredients and it keeps things pretty simple with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Champagne Vinegar. The vinegar gets its name because it’s made by using the same types of grapes used to make champagne, so it’s not just a phony title. The tarragon, shallots, and garlic all do well to make this a treat for your taste buds, and poured over a kale or spinach salad make it easy to top up on your veggies. […]

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