Wild Sage Bread

Wild Sage Bread

Rating: 31


  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon melted shortening
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons crushed dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups flour


  • Combine sugar, sage, salt, baking soda and flour. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water. Beat egg and cottage cheese together until smooth. Add melted shortening and yeast.
  • Add flour mixture slowly to egg mixture, beating well after each addition until a stiff dough is formed.
  • Cover dough with cloth and put in warm place until double in bulk (about 1 hour). Punch dough down, knead for one minute and place in well-greased pan. Cover and let rise for 40 minutes.
  • Bake in a 350-degree oven for 50 minutes. Brush top with melted shortening and sprinkle with crushed, roasted pine nuts or coarse salt.