Mint Sauce for Lamb
"This recipe has been in our family for nearly 80 years. Our backyard mint patch provided the main ingredient," reports Ruth Bogdanski of Grants Pass, Oregon. "Our gang won't eat lamb without this mint sauce."
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + standing
- 1/4 cup loosely packed mint leaves, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup boiling water
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Place mint leaves in a small bowl. Stir in water, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper until sugar is dissolved. Cover and let steep for 20 minutes, then serve immediately with lamb.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 4 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Mint Sauce for Lamb in Light & Tasty February/March 2005