Herb Garden Love – Mint Sauce Recipe

Fresh mint from our herb garden.

Fresh mint from our herb garden.

I love mint. I love it with peas, I love it with potatoes and I especially love it in mojitos *wink*. Mint is so easy to grow and once you have  a good crop growing, you will never need buy mint sauce again.

So is it easy to make?  Well, this is the first time I have made it and it was a doddle. So you have no excuse not to make your own and not only will it be fresh and full of vitamins and minerals but it will also be missing all of the artificial colours, chemicals and flavourings that can sometimes show up in store bought varieties.  Also – you can cut the sugar down or out completely if you wish.

Ingredients
A bunch of mint
A pinch of salt
4 tbsp boiling water
4 tbsp cider or white wine vinegar
1 level tbsp caster sugar

Chop the mint finely.

Chop the mint finely.

Method
Strip off the mint leaves, sprinkle with salt and chop finely.
Place into a jug, add the sugar and pour over the boiling water, stir and leave to cool.
Stir in the vinegar and taste.
Add more water or vinegar and adjust seasoning to suit your taste.

So now you are all set – no excuse to not have mint sauce with your spring roast lamb now!

These little serving jars look even better with home-made mint sauce inside!

These little serving jars look even better with home-made mint sauce inside!

No excuses not to have mint sauce with your roast lamb now and pop some fresh Rosemary on the top while its cooking too!

No excuses not to have mint sauce with your roast lamb now and pop some fresh Rosemary on the top while its cooking too!

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