Very British – Fresh Mint Sauce

©Mint for Fresh Mint Sauce5

Although there are already mint leaves in my garden, it was necessary to buy some for the fresh mint sauce. We made 3 times the following recipe.

Fresh mint sauce

Yield: 4 servings

©Lamb with Mint Sauce with Roast Carrots, Beet Salad & Potato Wedges - English Cooking Event

If you know the trick you never want to buy mint sauce again.


  • 1 bunch of mint 24.01.2024 **, about 100 grams, leaves and sprigs
  • pinch salt to your taste
  • 60 ml = 4 tbsp boiling water
  • 60 ml = 4 tbsp white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 level tbsp caster sugar or honey 15 to 20 grams


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modified by from:
ISBN ‎ 978-0752523958 and
BBC Mary Berry cooks


  1. Strip off the mint leavesand chop finely. FINELY ;-)
    ©Finely chopped mint
  2. Place into a jug, add the sugar and pour over the boiling water, stir and leave to cool.
  3. Stir in the vinegar and salt. Taste.
  4. Add more water or vinegar and adjust seasoning to suit your taste.

total time: less than 30 minutes
preparing time: 20 minutes
cooking time: no cooking required

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