A pot of mint sauce on the table with a teaspoon

Mint sauce

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Use up mint from the garden in this classic mint sauce – it's essential for roast lamb and only takes five minutes to make

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Make your own fresh mint sauce, then use it in one of our lamb recipes. Also check out more of the best mint recipes, including pea and mint soupmojito and a mint chocolate cake.

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Ingredients

  • caster sugar 1 tsp
  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp
  • red wine vinegar 3 tbsp
  • mint a small bunch, finely chopped

Method

  • Step 1

    Mix together the sugar, mustard, vinegar, a pinch of salt and black pepper in a bowl. Pour in 3 tbsp of just-boiled water and stir until well combined. Stir in the chopped mint and mix again, adding more salt or vinegar to taste. This will keep in a jar in the fridge for a week.

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