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Lamb with fresh mint sauce
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5 from 16 votes

Fresh Mint Sauce

Classic British style mint sauce from the Foods of the World, The Cooking of the British Isles. This can be made ahead of time, it will be thin and have the consistency of an au jus.
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: British
Servings: 10
Calories: 15kcal
Author: Cynthia


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2-4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves finely chopped and packed
  • 1 cup malt vinegar wine or cider vinegar won't give the same flavor
  • pinch of kosher salt


  • Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring just until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in the mint leaves and vinegar. Taste and add more sugar if you prefer a sweeter sauce.
  • Set aside at room temperature for 2-3 hours


Serving: 1g | Calories: 15kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 12mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.1mg