Real mint sauce

Real mint sauce

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Real mint sauce

Mint grows so freely that once you know the trick you never need buy mint sauce again.


  • bunch of mint
  • pinch salt
  • 4 tbsp boiling water
  • 4 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 level tbsp caster sugar

Preparation method

  1. Strip off the mint leaves, sprinkle with salt and chop finely.

  2. Place into a jug, add the sugar and pour over the boiling water, stir and leave to cool.

  3. Stir in the vinegar and taste.

  4. Add more water or vinegar and adjust seasoning to suit your taste.

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James Martin recipes from Housecall

Less than 30 mins preparation time

No cooking required cooking time

Serves 4