Fragrant and abundant, take advantage of this wonderful herb.
- Mint grows easily in South Africa. In fact, it can grow rampant and take over a garden if not restrained.
- Mint leaves add a bright, fresh flavour to both sweet and savoury dishes.
- It goes particularly well with red meats like lamb and high-fat cuts of steak as the freshness cuts through the richness of the meat.
Healthy Pear Mint Chocolate Pudding
3 ripe pears, peeled and chopped
2 tbs cocoa powder
4 tbs mint leaves, finely chopped
1 Add all ingredients to a food processor and blitz until smooth.
2 Place mixture in two ramekins and store in the fridge for an hour. Serve chilled.
More Recipe Ideas:
Pea and Mint Pesto
Parsley and Mint Tabbouleh
Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad
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