Salvia Ripiena Fritta – An Italian Recipe

6749649_origFried stuffed sage

Ingredients (serves 4):

• large fresh sage leaves

• 100 g of flour
• anchovies
• 1 egg
• salt
• 3 table spoon of olive oil
• tooth picks


Select the biggest sage leaves carefully. Wash them, then dry them by placing on some absorbent paper. Place in a mixing bowl and beat the egg with a pinch of salt. Dip the leaves in the egg. Between 2 leaves add an anchovy fillet and then secure them together with a tooth pick. Re-pass through the egg mixture then toss in the flour. Add immediately in the preheated oil, hot enough for fast frying. Fry very quickly and serve immediately.


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