Mint sauce served in a small bowl

Easy mint sauce

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 6-8

Ditch your go-to jar of mint sauce and make this fresher-tasting version with zingy capers and lemon zest. It's the perfect partner to roast lamb at Easter

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (8)

  • kcal46
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0.1g

Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch of mint, leaves picked and roughly chopped
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • ½ small bunch of parsley, roughly chopped
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 1 tbsp capers
    Capers in bowl

    Capers

    kay-per

    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub that grows in the Mediterranean. As they…

  • 30ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp light brown soft sugar
  • 50ml sherry vinegar
  • 1 lemon, zested
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

Method

  1. Put the mint, parsley and capers in the small bowl of a food processor and blitz until finely chopped. 

  2. Add the oil, sugar, vinegar and lemon zest and blitz again until smooth. Season to taste and serve.

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