Fresh Mint Recipes

Infuse your meals with cool, refreshing flavor using our fabulous fresh mint recipes. We've collected our top minty main dishes, appetizers, drinks, and desserts so you can enjoy the calming taste and aroma for which the versatile herb is known.


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    • Mint Julep Dip

      This rich and creamy dip, a fun spin on the popular mint julep drink, tastes delightful on pastries or crackers. Here we paired it with grilled doughnuts. You also could spread the minty cream cheese mixture on bagels.

    • Melon and Herb Bread Salad with Mint

      Fresh mint leaves bring a pop of flavor to this mouthwatering summer salad starring juicy melon, toasted pita bread, and pomegranate seeds.

    • Mojito Sorbet

      What could be more refreshing than a frosty dessert recipe made with cool mint? The Italian version of sherbet, sorbet contains no dairy.

    • Grilled Swordfish with Citrus, Saffron, and Mint

      Part of a trio of flavors topping this low-carb grilled swordfish, mint brings a cooling effect and helps balance sweet saffron and tart citrus.

    • Must-Make Cocktail: Minted Arnold Palmer

      Upgrade your Arnold Palmer into a party-worthy cocktail recipe with a hint of mint and a splash of vodka. Follow our video for the recipe.

    • Fresh Citrus, Cranberry, and Mint Salad

      Arugula tossed with chopped mint leaves compose the leafy base of this tangy citrus and cranberry salad. Grated ginger provides a lovely, warm contrast to the mint.

    • Green Beans with Basil and Mint

      Two herbs are better than one in this green bean and mint side dish. Shredded basil and mint leaves bring on the flavor, while chopped red sweet pepper visually pops against the green veggies.

    • Habanero-Mint Jelly

      This is one mint recipe you’ll want to remember. The fresh herb is a sweet contrast to spicy habanero chile peppers, resulting in a minty pepper jelly you can enjoy as a meat glaze or as a cracker dip over cream cheese.

    • Turkey Burger with Peaches and Blueberries

      A mint-and-fruit topping jazzes up a turkey burger, providing a sweet surprise to offset the spicy chili powder and Monterey jack cheese.

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      Mint Greek Frozen Yogurt

      Froyo never tasted fresher! Our Greek frozen yogurt recipe is a healthy take on mint ice cream. Serve the frosty dessert on a hot day or after a spicy meal.

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      Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta

      Hints of mint garnish our stunning fruit salad that bursts with color and flavor. Make it richer with decadent, creamy feta cheese.

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      Melon and Mint Lemonade

      Blended honeydew melon and fresh mint leaves are calming flavors in this refreshing summer drink recipe. For extra color and fun, add melon balls.

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      Minted Red Snapper with Zucchini

      We marinated red snapper fillets in mint so you can taste the freshness of the herb in every tender, buttery bite. Garnish with snipped mint leaves and juicy lemon slices.

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      Pecan-Crusted Mojito Bars

      Not your everyday lime bars, our mojito bars have a little something that packs big flavor: mint! The nutty pecan crust gives a pleasant crunch to the creamy, tart lime-and-mint filling.

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      DIY Mojito

      Enjoy an adult beverage loaded with relaxing mint flavor and aroma. Our mint mojito recipe is so easy you can make it yourself in just 10 minutes.

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      Slow-Baked Tomatoes with Garlic and Mint

      Tomatoes take on a depth of flavor when baked with garlic and mint. Serve the juicy mixture on crusty bread or crackers spread with goat cheese for a mint-laced appetizer or light dinner.

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      Fruit Bowl Salad with Honey-Mint Dressing

      For a healthy dessert or snack with a cool kick, douse a bowl of mixed fruit with a sweet dressing made of honey, lime, and mint. Toss gently to coat and serve immediately.

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