Farmers Daughter Herbs

fried sage leaves

Makes 6 to 8 Servings


4 eggs

1 cup flour

2 tsp. Salt

1 cup dark beer

2 - 3 bunches fresh sage

2 - 3 tbsp. oilve oil




1. Seperate 2 of the eggs. Combine the 2 yolks with the remaining 2 whole eggs, flour, salt and beer, and mix into a smooth batter. Set it aside covered for about 1 hour.

2.Wash the sage, pluck the leaves from the stems and pat dry.

3.Beat the 2 egg whites until stiff and fold them into the batter. Heat the olive oil in a 10 in. cast iron skillet.

4. Dip the leaves into the batter and fry them until golden brown. Drain them on a paper towel and serve warm.