Magnificent Mint: 13 Recipes for Eats and Drinks

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Mint is so easy to grow, either in a small pot on your kitchen counter, or in a corner of your yard. Its cooling effect is perfect for many recipes, so here are 13 ways to use it up.

Mint Pesto

  One would think that cramming 4 cups of mint leaves into less than 1 cup of paste would yield an overpowering sauce that was impossible to eat. In fact, the mint maintains its freshness...

Blueberry Mint Jam

Blueberry Mint Jam
After a day picking berries, turn them into jam, and you will have the flavor of summer throughout the year.

Melon & Mint Soup (Sopa de Melão)

Melon and Mint Soup
"If you think this sounds a little like dessert, then you’d be right."

Blood Orange, Fennel & Radicchio Salad with Fresh Mint

Make this salad with a medley of winter citrus, such as grapefruit, navel oranges and blood oranges. The Chioggia radicchio variety pairs well with all citrus.

Zucchini Noodles With Fava Beans, Mint, And Garlic

This is an easy and light vegetarian meal that comes together quickly. The mint with the salty ricotta salata is a combo that really pops.

Samosa Pies with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Lamb Samosa Pies with Cilantro-Mint Chutney
I shudder at the very thought of deep-frying in my kitchen and so this recipe was born. It’s pretty much a traditional Indian samosa, just shaped and baked like a hand pie. The real star here is the...

Grapefruit Mint Popsicles

Grapefruit Mint Popsicles
Making popsicles is easy. Begin with this refreshing recipe then go on to customize your pops any way you can imagine! Remember, Grapefruit isn't just for breakfast!

Sparkling Mint Lemonade

This time of year we’re looking to celebrate on the lighter side. Our refreshing sparkler is great for kids and adults alike. For the over-21 crowd, add an ounce of Anchorage Distillery Vodka to a...

Mint Julep

Steve Berry is a native New Englander who's lived in South Florida long enough to qualify as a Miami local. He's one of the founders of the dining group Cobaya Miami. When it comes to drinks for...
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