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Mint leaves

About the ingredient mint leaves. Including 666 recipes with mint leaves, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.

 

What are mint leaves?

The leaf, fresh or dried, is the culinary source of mint. Fresh mint is usually preferred over dried mint when storage of the mint is not a problem. The leaves have a pleasant warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor with a cool aftertaste.


Mint leaves are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams. In Middle Eastern cuisine, mint is used on lamb dishes, while in British cuisine and American cuisinemint sauce andmint jelly are used, respectively.

Mint is a necessary ingredient in Touareg tea, a popular tea in northern African and Arab countries.

Alcoholic drinks sometimes feature mint for flavor or garnish, such as the Mint Julep and the MojitoCrème de menthe is a mint-flavored liqueurused in drinks such as the grasshopper.


Mint essential oil and menthol are extensively used as flavorings in breath fresheners, drinks, antiseptic mouth rinsestoothpastechewing gum,desserts, and candies.

 

 

 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 tbsp (11g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4Calories from Fat 0
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.9g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars ~
Protein 0.4g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Mint leaves are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Mint leaves are a member of the Spices and Herbs US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.

How much do mint leaves weigh?

Amount Weight
2 tbsp 11 grams

Spices and Herbs

In Chinese:薄荷叶
British (UK) term:
en français:feuilles de menthe
en español:hojas de menta

Recipes using mint leaves

There are 666 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Cold Minted Pea Soup
Cold Minted Pea Soup
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Cold Minted Pea Soup recipe

Tabouli Herb Salad
Tabouli Herb Salad
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Tabouli Herb Salad recipe

Fresh Garden Mint Ice Cream
Fresh Garden Mint Ice Cream
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Fresh Garden Mint Ice Cream recipe

Minted Split and Fresh Pea Soup
Minted Split & Fresh Pea Soup
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Minted Split and Fresh Pea Soup recipe

Sugar Snap Peas with Mint
Sugar Snap Peas with Mint
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Very easy vegetarian recipe that highlight the sweetness and crispness of sugar snap peas.

Fresh Tabouli
Fresh Tabouli
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Fresh Tabouli recipe

Pasta Shells with Salmon, Tomatoes and Toasted Bread Crumbs
Pasta Shells with Salmon, Tomatoes & Toasted Bread Crumbs
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This easy and simple recipe also came out delicious. Lemon juice added a touch of refreshing taste, and the overall flavour was well balanced. Giving this dish a five star.

Montreal's Tabbouleh Salad
Montreal's Tabbouleh Salad
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Montreal's Tabbouleh Salad recipe

Easy Mint Peas
Easy Mint Peas
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Quick, easy and refreshing. Serve this tasty and light side dish with any your favorite meat dishes.

Cucumber and Yogurt Dip
Cucumber & Yogurt Dip
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A quick and easy side dish that can be served with any Indian or hot main dish helps cool down the spiciness and bring the refreshing taste.

Cucumber and Yogurt Dip
Cucumber & Yogurt Dip
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A quick and easy side dish that can be served with any Indian or hot main dish helps cool down the spiciness and bring the refreshing taste.

Minted Peas and Rice with Feta
Minted Peas & Rice with Feta
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It tasted very refreshing and flavorful. The leftover was kept in the fridge and had it for brunch today, even better.

Easy Quinoa Tabouli
Easy Quinoa Tabouli
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Quinoa Tabouli recipe

Middle Eastern Kebabs
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Middle Eastern Kebabs recipe

Minty Lamb Burgers
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Minty Lambs Burgers recipe

Tabouli with Parsley, Scallion, and Mint
Tabouli with Parsley, Scallion, & Mint
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Refreshing Bulgar salad with garbanzo beans (chickpeas).

Loaded Vegetable Burger
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Veggie Burger recipe

Pineapple Smoothie
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Pineapple Smoothie recipe

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares
Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares
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Creamy cheesecake bars with fresh raspberries and a chocolate crust.

Pork Chops and Sugar Snap Peas with Mint Julep Glaze
Pork Chops & Sugar Snap Peas with Mint Julep Glaze
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Delicious pork chops are seared in a hot skillet, sugar snap peas are cooked in a flavorful broth, which makes this one-skillet meal that's quick, easy to prepare and perfect for a week day dinner.

Cold Yogurt Gazpacho
Cold Yogurt Gazpacho
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Cold Yogurt Gazpacho recipe

Easy Dill Tzatziki
Easy Dill Tzatziki
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I put it on lettuce, eat it with pita chips, or serve it with meat. Always have some plump kalamatas on hand when eating it. So delicious to dunk them in the sauce.

Asparagus and Mint Frittata
Asparagus & Mint Frittata
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Seasonal asparagus, fresh mint, parsley leaves, and parmesan cheese together make a delicious frittata that fits in any moment.

Summer Watermelon Salad
Summer Watermelon Salad
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A fresh and tasty combination of salty, juicy and sweet perfect for a hot day, especially served in the watermelon shell.

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