Sage is a highly aromatic herb with an earthy flavor that offers a nice contract with sweet or acidic flavors. Sage offers it's distinct flavor to classic holiday stuffings and is often paired with other herbs such as thyme, marjoram, and rosemary. The large leaves of sage can be deep-fried to yield a flavorful, crispy chip that can then be used as a garnish or seasoning on any dish and its wonderful addition to your favorite soups, stews and casserole recipes.
Nutrition: Sage contains a variety of volatile oils, flavonoids (including apigenin, diosmetin, and luteolin), and phenolic acids, including the phenolic acid named after rosemary—rosmarinic acid. It is also an excellent source of vitamin K and a good source of vitamin A (in the form of provitamin A carotenoid phytonutrients).