How to make mint sauce at home. TOP 15 sauce recipes from English for meat to chocolate mint for dessert

English mint sauce

English mint sauce

This is a classic English recipe for mint sauce for meat. It is usually served with a leg of lamb, called “Gigot”.

Composition:

  • Mint – leaves of one bunch
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Olive oil – 3 tbsp. l.
  • Salt to taste

Sauce recipe:

  1. Tear off the mint leaves and place in a blender glass.
  2. Chop the garlic a little so the blender will chop it better.
  3. Pour oil and lemon juice there, add salt and beat until smooth.

This English mint sauce is mainly used for meat, but poultry and even rabbit will be good with it.

Jamie Oliver’s mint sauce for lamb

Famous English chef Jamie Oliver prepares his mint sauce for lamb. And this is also one of the favorite and not numerous sauces of the British.

Ingredients:

  • Mint – 1 bunch
  • Wine vinegar (red) – 2 tbsp. l.
  • Broth – 3 tbsp. l.
  • Sugar – 1 h. l.
  • Salt to taste

How to do:

  1. Mash mint leaves with sugar and salt in a mortar.
  2. Mix with vinegar and broth and the sauce is ready!

The broth in the recipe can be replaced with hot water. In any case, meat with this sauce will be excellent. Serve it as sauce for boiled pork or boiled beef tongue.

Yogurt-mint sauce

Yogurt-mint sauce

This recipe can be called dipping sauce, it is thicker and better for dipping.

Composition:

  • Greek yogurt – 180 ml
  • Mint – 0.3 bunches
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp.
  • Salt, pepper to taste

How to cook:

  1. Finely chop mint leaves.
  2. Grate the garlic and press through a press.
  3. Add mint, garlic, lemon juice to yogurt, stir.
  4. Season with pepper and salt, the sauce is ready!

Sometimes it is prepared with pine nuts and without garlic, resulting in a more dessert version. It is also suitable as a sauce for French fries or snacks.

Recipe with soy sauce

Recipe with honey and soy sauce, this is always a win-win option. After all, these are two flavor enhancers, and the sourness in the form of lemon juice enhances the effect.

We will need:

  • Soy sauce – 2 tbsp.
  • Mint – 0.5 bunch
  • Honey – 2 tbsp. l.
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Lemon peel

Recipe:

  1. Grate the zest from half a lemon and squeeze out the juice.
  2. Finely chop the mint and melt the honey in the microwave.
  3. Mix everything with soy sauce.

This sauce is best poured over hot meat or served with fish. It can also be used as a marinade for meat and vegetables.

Mint and cranberry sauce

Mint and cranberry sauce

Cranberry sauce with mint goes well with pork; its acidity neutralizes fatty meat. But you can also eat simple boiled breast or even cheesecakes with it.

Composition:

  • Mint – 1 bunch
  • Cranberries – 1.5 cups
  • Orange – 1 pc.
  • Water – 1/3 cup 
  • Granulated sugar – 3/4 cup 

Cooking process:

  1. Bring the cranberries, water and sugar to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Grate the zest from the orange and squeeze out the juice, add to the cranberries, stir and wait for it to boil.
  3. Chop mint leaves without stems into smaller pieces and place in a saucepan.
  4. When everything boils, reduce the heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

If you don’t have fresh mint, you can use dried mint; 2 level tablespoons will be enough. Cognac gives the sauce an interesting note; you only need two teaspoons.

The main thing is to adjust the sugar to your taste and, if desired, you can beat it with a blender.

Creamy mint sauce with cucumber

We will prepare this sauce from dry mint. It can also be called mint zatziki or Greek mint and cucumber sauce.

Composition:

  • Dried mint
  • Yogurt without additives – 100 gr.
  • Fresh cucumber – 1 pc.
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Vegetable oil – 1 tsp.
  • Salt, pepper to taste

Recipe:

  1. Peel the cucumber, grate it on a fine grater, add salt and place in a colander to drain excess water.
  2. Grate the garlic and mix with mint and oil.
  3. Squeeze the grated cucumber and put it in the yogurt, and add the mint-garlic mixture there.
  4. Stir, pepper and add salt and the creamy mint sauce is ready!

Use it as sauce for zucchini pancakes or simply for fried eggplants and zucchini.

Mint and cilantro sauce from Vasily Emelianenko

As Vasily himself says, this is a Caucasian sauce and, accordingly, it should contain a lot of greens and of course cilantro. It also includes smoked cheese and preferably it should be homemade.

Composition:

  • Mint – 1 bunch
  • Cilantro – 2 bunches
  • Walnuts – 4 pcs.
  • Smoked cheese – 50 gr.
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Hot pepper – 1 pc.
  • Vegetable oil – 100 ml.
  • Salt, pepper to taste

How to prepare the sauce:

  1. We tear off the mint leaves and place them together with the cilantro in a blender.
  2. Add nuts, garlic, seedless pepper and grated cheese.
  3. Pour in the oil and beat thoroughly.
  4. Salt and add ground pepper and the Caucasian mint sauce is ready!

If you remove the cheese, you can prepare this sauce with mint for the winter. There is no need to roll it up; it is stored in the refrigerator. And add cheese as needed.

Mint pesto

Pesto sauce with mint is an excellent replacement for the classic green sauce. Mint adds freshness and aroma no worse than basil, and it can also be frozen for the winter.

Ingredients:

  • Walnuts – 100 gr.
  • Mint – 1 bunch  
  • Garlic – 1 clove 
  • Parmesan – 50 g.
  • Olive oil – 100 ml.
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt, pepper to taste 

Recipe:

  1. Place mint leaves, garlic, oil, nuts and lemon juice in a blender bowl and grind to a paste.
  2. Grate the cheese on a fine grater and stir into the sauce.
  3. Season with pepper and salt if necessary and you’re done!

Like regular pesto, serve it to spaghetti and all types of pasta. But also as a sauce for country-style potatoes it goes very well.

Indian sauce with ginger

One of the mint sauces originating from India is the delicious mint chutney. The taste turns out to be a very piquant sauce, with a characteristic spiciness.

We will need:

  • Mint – 0.5 bunch
  • Cilantro – 1 bunch
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Chili pepper – 1 pc.  
  • Fresh ginger – 3 cm
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp. l. 
  • Sugar – 1 h. l.
  • Salt to taste

How to do:

  1. Peel and lightly chop the ginger and garlic.
  2. Remove the seeds from the pepper and cut into rings, remove the leaves from the mint.
  3. Place everything in a blender bowl and puree.
  4. Add cilantro, lemon juice, sugar and salt, chop again.

You can’t think of a better shawarma sauce if you’re a vegan. But with duck and meat, and even with lard, it’s just a bomb!

Sauce with green peas and mint

Quite an interesting recipe for mint sauce made from green peas. You can use both canned and fresh young peas.

If you have old peas, first boil them for about five minutes or soak them overnight.

Composition:

  • Mint – 1 bunch
  • Green peas – 100 gr.
  • Garlic – 1 tooth.
  • Cream – 50-100 ml.
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp. l.
  • Salt to taste

How to cook:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and grind.
  2. Then pour everything into a saucepan, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Can be served both hot and cold.

If you replace the cream with soy milk, you will get an excellent lenten sauce. Serve it with buckwheat cutlets and you will be happy.

Mint sauce with red currants

Mint sauce with red currants

A chic, aromatic sweet and sour sauce made from red currants and mint, perfect for steaks. It takes time to prepare, but you don’t have to put in any special effort.

We will need:

  • Red currants – 1 cup 
  • Mint – 0.5 bunch
  • Butter – 2 tbsp. l.
  • Sugar – 2 tbsp. l.
  • Allspice – 3 peas
  • Water – 50 ml. 
  • Salt to taste

Recipe:

  1. Heat the butter in a thick-bottomed saucepan, then pour in water and add sugar.
  2. At this time, finely chop the mint leaves.
  3. Stir and wait for the sugar to dissolve, then add currants and mint with peas.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 5 minutes.
  5. Then puree everything with a blender or rub through a sieve.

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Mint mustard sauce with horseradish

This is certainly not strong horseradish, but quite a hot and interesting sauce based on horseradish. Mint sets off its spiciness, adding freshness.

Ingredients:

  • Mint – 0.5 bunch
  • French mustard – 3 tbsp. l.
  • Honey – 1 tbsp. l.
  • Creamy horseradish – 1 tbsp. l.
  • Salt, pepper to taste

Sauce recipe:

  1. If the honey is thick, melt it and chop the mint leaves.
  2. Then mix everything with mustard and horseradish, salt and pepper, stir.

It is better to use Dijon mustard, it is softer. And take ready-made horseradish – creamy. But if you want a hotter sauce, then grate fresh horseradish.

Tomato-mint sauce

And finally, here is a recipe for mint sauce for shish kebab. which will go well with pasta and even buckwheat.

Composition:

  • Tomatoes – 3 pcs.
  • Mint – 0.5 bunch
  • Onion – 1 head
  • Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp. l.
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Salt, pepper to taste

Cooking process:

  1. Chop the onion into small cubes and fry in oil until golden brown.
  2. Remove the skin from the tomato, chop and add to fry with the onion.
  3. Chop the mint leaves and simmer in the sauce for 5 minutes.
  4. For homogeneity, you can use a blender or serve the sauce like this.

Instead of tomatoes, you can use tomato paste. The main thing is to fry it a little and add water. Two tablespoons of paste and 50-100 milliliters of water will be enough.

Georgian tkemali sauce with mint

Ombalo-swamp mint
Ombalo-swamp mint

In real tkemali they add mint called ombalo, but it is difficult to find. Therefore, Georgian mint for tkemali can be easily replaced with regular mint.

Composition:

  • Cherries – 1 kg
  • Fresh mint – 1 bunch
  • Fresh dill – 1 bunch
  • Water – 100 ml.
  • Garlic – 5 cloves 
  • Suneli hops – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tbsp. l. 
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp. l.

Recipe for plum and mint sauce:

  1. Wash the cherry plum, remove the seeds and cut into halves.
  2. Then we immerse it in a saucepan, fill it with water and wait for it to boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. At this time, chop the mint, dill and garlic, add everything to the sauce, turn up the heat and bring to a boil again.
  4. Then we blend everything with a blender, add spices and simmer over low heat for another 5 minutes.

This is, of course, a sauce for meat in any form, but Kharcho soup cannot be prepared without it. Georgian mint sauce is also good with pita bread or grilled vegetables.

Mint chocolate sauce

Mint chocolate sauce

Chocolate sauce with mint, this is a very refreshing and not cloying sauce for desserts or pancakes.

Composition:

  • Milk chocolate – 1 bar
  • Fresh mint – 0.5 bunch
  • Cream – 200 ml.
  • Milk – 100 ml.
  • Butter – 1 tbsp. l.

Recipe:

  1. Bring the cream with milk and mint leaves to a boil, then turn off the heat and let it brew under the lid for 10 minutes.
  2. At this time, melt the chocolate and butter in a water bath or in the microwave.
  3. Remove the mint from the milk (you can strain through a sieve), add the chocolate.
  4. Stirring with a whisk, bring to a boil and the sauce is ready!

You can take any chocolate, bitter or even white. The fat content of milk and cream depends on your preferences.

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