Lightly-Fried Sage Leaves with Cheese (Salvia fritta) Recipe
Lightly-Fried Sage Leaves with Cheese (Salvia fritta)
Flavors of Italy
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: A few minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note
The fried sage leaves can be served as an hors d'oeuvre or as a side dish with roast chicken.
- 20 large Sage leaves
- 10 shavings of Pecorino Romano cheese
- 1 egg beaten with 1 tbsp. milk
- Oil for frying
- A pinch of salt
  1. wash the sage leaves; dry them well on a cloth;
  2. dip each leaf in beaten egg;
  3. place a thin shaving of cheese between two sage leaves; fry until golden; drain on paper towels; salt to taste and serve hot.
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