Mint Sauce

Mint Sauce

Background and History

Delight in the zesty essence of Mint Sauce, a condiment that traces its roots to traditional British cuisine. Originally paired with lamb dishes, this vibrant sauce has evolved into a versatile accompaniment, celebrated for its refreshing flavor and ability to complement various culinary creations.


1 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons sugar

1/4 cup boiling water

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Salt to taste


Approximately 8


Preparation Time: 10 minutes Resting Time: 1 hour


Prepare Mint

Finely chop fresh mint leaves until you have one cup.

Dissolve Sugar

Dissolve sugar in boiling water, creating a simple syrup. Allow it to cool to room temperature.

Combine Ingredients

In a bowl, combine the chopped mint with the cooled simple syrup and white wine vinegar. Mix well.

Rest and Infuse

Let the Mint Sauce rest for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to infuse.

Adjust Seasoning

Taste the sauce and add salt as needed to balance the flavors.


Transfer the Mint Sauce to a serving container. It is now ready to accompany your favorite dishes.

Nutrition Facts

(Per Serving)

Calories: 15

Carbohydrates: 4g

Fiber: 1g


Adjust sugar and vinegar quantities to achieve your preferred balance of sweetness and tanginess.

Store in the refrigerator for freshness; it can be refrigerated for up to a week.

Allergy Warning

Mint is generally well-tolerated, but individuals with specific herb allergies should exercise caution.

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