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What’s growing in your herb garden this summer? Healthy, flavorful sage isn’t just for seasoning meats, though it has that reputation. The subtle flavor and distinctive scent can elevate healthy, vegetarian-friendly recipes too. If sage is a standout among your summer crops, we have the perfect recipe for potlucks, barbeques and quick-fix dinners.
Theresa Desai, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at NorthShore, puts sage front and center in a recipe that’s perfect for summer and beyond:
Serving Size 1 cup (c) Recipe makes 5 servings
Ingredients: 2.5c low sodium vegetable stock 1c dry millet 1 tsp canola oil 1/2of an onion (5oz) 1/2c dried cranberries (2oz) 1/4c cranberry juice 1/8c fresh sage finely chopped (0.1oz) 1/2c pecans roasted and chopped (1.5oz) Salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 338 Total Fat: 12g Total Carbohydrate: 51g Fiber: 10g Protein: 7g
What's your favorite way to use sage?