Sage Recipes: 3 Tasty Dishes To Try For Dinner

Sage Recipes: 3 Tasty Dishes To Try For Dinner

Closely related to rosemary, the wood herb sage has a soft, savory flavor with a hint of sweetness. Traditionally it is used in a variety of meat-based dishes because of its slight peppery flavor. Apart from its delicious taste, sage also gives quite a number of health benefits which include improving brain function, strengthening the immune system and fighting off inflammation.

Have an enjoyable dinner with these delicious yet healthy sage recipes:

Lemon Pepper and Sage Grilled Spareribs

What you need:

  • 2 kilograms pork spareribs
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground sage
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Mix together lemon pepper, sage, rosemary, thyme and garlic powder in a small bowl. Rub mixture evenly on spareribs. Cook meat on a pre-heated grill over high heat, turning often, for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or to desired doneness.

Sage Sweet Potato Balls

What you need:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely diced onion
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Spray a small pan with cooking spray and cook garlic and onion over medium heat until tender. Spray a griddle with cooking spray and heat. In a medium bowl, mix together egg, mashed sweet potatoes, rolled oats, sage, black pepper as well as cooked garlic and onion. Using clean hands, roll mixture into balls and slightly flatten. Cook balls in pre-heated griddle for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned.

Sage Citrus Pork Chops

What you need:

  • 4 pcs. 1/2-inch thick boneless center-cut pork chops
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a pan over medium heat. Season chops with salt and pepper then cook in the pan for 4 minutes per side. While waiting for the chops to cook, grate 1 teaspoon of the orange peel and squeeze out 1/4 cup fresh orange juice. Remove chops from heat and set aside. In the same pan, melt remaining butter, add orange juice then bring to a boil. Remove from heat then stir in orange peel. Drizzle mixture over cooked chops.

Enjoy the delicious flavor of sage as well as its health benefits with these perfect-for-dinner sage recipes!

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