Mint sauce Recipe

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makes:

300

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:20

Prep:

00:20

Cooking:

00:00

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 1 kCal 0%
Fat 0g 0%
  -  Saturates 0g 0%

Want to make your own mint sauce? It’s easy once you know how! This recipe has been triple tested in the Woman’s Weekly kitchen which means it’s sure to be a big hit. The fresh mint leaves packs this sauce full of flavour and zing and the onions give it a bite. Serve your mint sauce with roast beef or lamb served with your Sunday roast. Store in an airtight jar in the fridge to keep it’s full freshness for longer. Once you’ve made your mint sauce from scratch, you won’t look twice at a readymade jar – delicious!

Ingredients

  • 90g (3oz) fresh mint leaves
  • 1 small onion or shallot, peeled and sliced into thin rings
  • About 150ml (¼ pint) light malt vinegar or white wine or cider vinegar

Method

  • Rinse the mint and shake it well to dry it. Remove the larger stalks, then chop the leaves finely. Pack the mint into clean, dry jars with the onion rings. Pour over enough vinegar to cover.

  • Cover with a vinegar-proof, non-metal cover. Store in a cool, dark place to preserve the colour. It should keep for about 2 months.

  • To serve: Take out the amount you need and stir in a little sugar.

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