Perfect Mint Sauce Perfect Mint Sauce

Perfect Mint Sauce

A traditional mint sauce that is served with roast lamb.

prep time
5 mins

cook time
10 minutes

8 people


  • 1 x 30g pack fresh mint leaves, stalks removed
  • 4 tablespoons light muscovado sugar
  • 150ml white wine vinegar


  1. To prepare the mint sauce: pound together the mint leaves and sugar in a mortar and pestle to a rough paste. Alternately place in a food processor or blender and blend to a paste.  Add the boiling water and leave to infuse for 5-10 minutes.
  2. When the mixture is almost cold, stir in the vinegar and transfer to a serving bowl. Leave the sauce to stand for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Serve with roast lamb.