Mint-Tomato Sauce for Lamb Recipe -
Mint-Tomato Sauce for Lamb Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Mint-Tomato Sauce for Lamb

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"I received this fresh-from-the-garden recipe from a friend after my husband and I fell in love with it at her summer barbecue. We use it to accompany our Easter leg of lamb or grilled lamb chops, and end up sopping up the leftovers with bread as we can't stand to let it go to waste!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, Dijon mustard, and sugar in a large bowl. Stir in the mint and tomatoes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 16, 2010

I had to rate this a 5!! It is a wierd sounding recipe, but since odd flavors sometimes blend well, I tried it for an Easter lamb roast and once my guest started using the sauce, they couldn't stop! It is perfect accompanyment for Lamb. Thank you for the recipe

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 25, 2011

A little too tangy. Taste a bit better when you add more mint, less tomato, less dijon and plain greek yogurt.


19 Ratings

Oct 19, 2010

Wow, this was amazing! My husband and I were practically licking the plate! I'm trying to figure out what else I can put it on--it's that good!

Sep 21, 2013

sooo goood! Turned my lamb chops into restaurant ready chops!

Apr 01, 2013

I was in charge of a Seder Meal and made 110 lbs of roasted lamb and knew I wouldn't have time to deglaze pans and make a gravy so with the great reviews on this sauce I made a million or so batches and wow what a hit. It made me love lamb, not just tolerate it. Thank you thank you for posting.

Mar 30, 2013

I made this recipe to go with my Leg of Lamb for Easter. It taste so good. Will use any left for salad dressing. I did use a full cup of mint instead of 1/2cup.

Sep 17, 2012

Loved this recipe! Was really surprised at how well the flavors blended. I used this on grilled lamb chops. I followed other reviewers' advice and went a little heavier on the mint (it wasn't overpowering at all), used only 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard and used 1 teaspoon of sugar. I didn't have enough white vinegar so I mixed it 50/50 with red wine vinegar. This would also work great as a salad dressing on a tomato salad with feta cheese. Thanks for the recipe! My first time ever making lamb chops and it was awesome thanks to this sauce.

Apr 08, 2012

I loved this recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 237 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 25 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 433 mg
  • 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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