Variety: Sage

Variety Overview

Sage is most often used in stuffing or savory meat dishes. Use it sparingly so its strong taste doesn't overpower the food. It's a natural salt substitute.

Characteristics

  • Herbs
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Long, narrow, fuzzy, silvery green leaves

  • A slightly sweet, earthy, bitter, medicinal flavor; highly aromatic

  • Sage leaves are an inch or two long

  • Silvery green

  • Long, narrow leaves on slender stalks

  • Yes
  • Year-round

  • Photo courtesy Vida Fresh Inc.

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