1 lb. ground chicken breast (white meat) 1 small Golden Delicious apple, peeled, cored and shredded
1 Tbsp. sage, finely chopped
3 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
1/4 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 large egg, beaten
2 tsp coconut oil
Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl.
Form the mixture into patties.
Heat the oil in a large skillet for 30 seconds, then add the patties. Cook roughly 10 minutes, flipping halfway through.
Tips for Preparing Sage
Since the flavor of sage is very delicate, it is best to add the herb near the end of the cooking process so that it will retain its maximum essence.
A Few Quick Serving Ideas
Use sage as a seasoning for tomato sauce.
Add fresh sage to omelets and frittatas.
Combine sage leaves, bell peppers, cucumbers and sweet onions with plain yogurt for a refreshing salad.
When baking chicken or fish in parchment paper, place some fresh sage leaves inside so that the food will absorb the flavors of this wonderful herb.
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Boost your wisdom quotient by liberally adding sage to your favorite soups, stews and casserole recipes.
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