What to do with mint?
- Little Cupcake Jul 30, 2007 03:37 PM
I have a big bunch of leftover mint. Any cool ideas on how to use it up?
Awesome in chicken soup.
There is a peruvian mint based condiment called hacutay (sp).
In fruit salads.
Many mint and chicken dishes
tea - boil a few generous handfuls of mint leaves in a quart of water for 30 mins or so (I add a few slices of fresh ginger for some heat) - I keep it in the refrigerator, drink cold or hot
I've been putting it in tomato salad, or any salad really.
Mojitos of course!
It's also a great excuse to whip up some hummus or baba ganouj, that type of thing.
Great in marinades.
What's left at the end of the summer, I put in a paper bag to dry and use all winter too.
It's good with peas, in a soup or a salad.
Also good with roasted beets, cooled and sliced, then add toasted walnuts and some pungent cheese, feta or blue are both good.
my mother in law makes a hybrid lemonade iced tea heavily infused with mint. It is an especially refreshing drink on a hot day.