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Homemade Mint Sauce

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Ingredients
  Fresh mint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Good Handful)
  Castor sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Strip the leaves from the mint and wash.
2) Chop finely and put in a small basin with sugar.

MAKING
3) Add boiling water to dissolve the sugar and then add the vinegar.
This makes a sharp flavoured sauce.
4) Alternatively, put the chopped mint leaves in a mortar and sprinkle with sugar; use about 1 tablespoon, the quantity of sugar depends on how sweet you like it.
5) Pound in the mortar with the pestle until fairly well crushed.
6) Leave for 1/2 hour, and by this time the sugar will have extracted the juice from the mint.
(The boiling water is not required when using this method.) Give a final pounding and add vinegar according to taste.

SERVING
7) Serve the mint sauce with lamb dishes or with the snacks of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Continental
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mint
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 43 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.16 g0.25%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.22%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7.4 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 0.66 g1.3%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 9.3%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Homemade Mint Sauce Recipe