If you are looking for recipes to use your abundance of fresh mint, this is the perfect collection for you!
We have main dishes, side dish, condiments and even cocktails to use up all of your lovely fresh mint!
Let's face it, if you grow mint, you probably have a lot of it! It's the gift that keeps on giving!
Luckily there are so many great recipes that use mint!
We've rounded up our favorite 20 recipes using fresh mint! We have condiments, sides, salads, mains and cocktails.
You might not think of mint when you think of condiments, but we have 3 favorite ways to use mint.
If you bake during the holidays, you probably go through a lot of mint extract, luckily our DIY Homemade Mint Extract is super easy to make.
One of our most versatile simple syrups is our Lemon Mint Simple Syrup. It is perfect in cocktails and also great stirred into hot or iced tea! Since the sugar is already dissolved, it's especially nice in iced tea!
Mint adds such a fresh flavor to this Three Fruit Salsa. We use it on everything from grilled chicken to tacos!
Mint Salads and Sides Recipes.
Of course fresh mint shines in salads and sides!
You'll make our Apple and Avocado Mint Salad is a favorite of kids and adults.
This Fresh Herb Salad uses not only mint, but a lot of the other herbs you might be growing - and don't forget the edible flowers!
We serve our Mango Salad with Mint with a lot of our Asian inspired recipes. It goes so well and is so light and refreshing.
If you've got an abundance of zucchini along with your mint, then you have to try our Zucchini, Green Bean and Mint Slaw! It's the perfect summer side dish!
If you think you're not a fan of eggplant, then out Grilled Eggplant, Haloumi and Mint Salad will definitely make you change your mind! It's a show stopper!
This Yellow Squash with Farro and Mint Salad is the perfect transition to fall salad. It uses up your mint and your squash all in a healthy grain salad!
Main dish recipes using fresh mint.
Chicken and mint go so well together so it's no surprise that we have a good amount of main dish chicken recipes using mint!
All of our chicken main dishes are so light and refreshing and loaded with flavor! Our Chile Chicken with Snow Peas, Vietnamese Chicken Salad and Spicy Chicken and Mint Salad all have an Asian flair.
The Tabbouleh Salad with Chicken brings a little mediterranean vibe to dinner.
It's easy to go meatless too, with our Pasta with Zucchini and Mint Pesto and Vietnamese Zoodle Salad.
But don't worry, we have you meat lovers covered with Slow Cooker Beef Pho.
You didn't think I'd do a whole mint roundup without some cocktails, did you?
Of course, the first thing that comes to mind is a mint julep and we have you covered with a Classic Mint Julep and a Blackberry Mint Julep.
Another favorite mint cocktail is a mojito and once again we have two for you - a Gin Mojito and a Strawberry Mojito!
Which recipe are you going to try first?