Traditional Fresh Mint Sauce
real mint sauce

Traditional Fresh Mint Sauce

Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
real mint sauce

Mint sauce has a long history in England, traditionally served with roast lamb.

Mint grows so freely that once you know the trick you never need to buy mint sauce again.

real mint sauce

Traditional Fresh Mint Sauce

A fragrant and delicious accompaniment for roast lamb
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: 🇬🇧 British
Diet: Vegetarian Diet
Keyword: mint, sauce
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 14kcal
Author: Richard


  • bunch of mint
  • pinch salt
  • 4 tbsp boiling water
  • 4 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar


  • 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.


Original recipe by James Martin.


Calories: 14kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Sugar: 3g

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