English Mint Sauce

This recipe is traditionally served with lamb or pork.

Makes: 6 pintsHands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Makes: 6 pints


  • 4 cups fresh mint, washed and finely chopped
  • 4 cups sugar
  • ⅓ cup lemon or lime juice
  • 2 bottles English malt vinegar (12 oz.)
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a large stockpot. Bring to boil and simmer until mint leaves are softened.
  • Ladle into jars leaving 1" headroom. Wipe rims and place sterilized lids on each jar. Screw on sterilized band tightly. Process in boiling-water bath for 15 minutes.