Sage Bisketto

How fancy does that sound? “Bisketto”. It is not actually a word (I think), but it is the nickname I like to give biscuits. As you do. It is just like when I went for my Japanese exam in high school and I didn’t know the Japanese word for “supermarket” so I said “supermarketo?”.

These biscuits are fairly fancy like their new name. Gluten & sugar-free of course, and perfect to either eat straight out of the oven, or top them with your favourites. I like avocado with ripe tomatoes and a sprinkling of sea salt over the top! My husband likes the biscuits formed into bread sticks and used with various dips (one his favourites is the Beetroot Cheese Cream Dip).

These biskettos were adapted slightly from Gluten Free Fix!

Sage Bisketto

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C shredded hard tasty cheese (vintage cheese gives the bisketto’s a nice taste too)
  • 1/4 C coconut oil or butter
  • 3/4C almond meal/flour
  • 2 tbs coconut flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh sage (if you don’t like sage (?) use thyme or another herb)
  1. Put all ingredients in the Thermomix, food processor or mix in a bowl.
  2. Roll the batter into balls and gently squash as you put them on a tray covered in baking paper.
  3. Bake at 180C for approximately 15 minutes, until you can smell the deliciousness and the bisketto’s are going a lovely golden colour
I had read that sage isn’t a herb that you should keep growing on and on and on in your garden like parsley or basil. After a while you should replace your sage as it gets very woody. I had so much of it, so I needed a recipe to use some of it up. Did you know that sage contains a variety of antioxidants — in the form of volatile oils, flavonoids and phenolic acids. Sage contains antioxidant enzymes, including superoxide dismutase (SOD – an enzyme that repairs cells) and peroxidase (a large family of enzymes that typically catalyze a reaction of the form). When combined, these components of sage all give it a unique capacity for providing benefits associated with the top antioxidant foods (from Antioxidants for Health and Longevity).
We are taking these on a family picnic up to Noosa. They keep really well and don’t crumble like some gluten-free biscuits you come across. You could even make the size of the biscuits larger and flatter so they become a bread base for your open sandwich. Perfect.
– Love Treens
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Comments
2 Responses to “Sage Bisketto”
  1. Gwenda says:

    I was lucky enough to be at the Noosa picnic to be on the receiving end of these!! Wow they were yummy…who could be bothered with bread when you can have biscettos!! 🙂

  2. Gwenda says:

    Ah correction…Biskettos!:)

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