The options are endless when it comes to using one of our favorite spring flavors, mint, in everyday recipes.
10 Unusual Ways to Use Mint in Your Meals
Warm Flank Steak Salad with Mint and Cilantro
A culmination of all things zesty and rich, such as lime juice, lemongrass and mint, this is the perfect crowd pleasing recipe. Not to mention, even in all of its decadence, it only takes about an hour from prep to plate.
Get the recipe: Warm Flank Steak Salad with Mint and Cilantro
Roasted California Fennel with Olive Tapenade, Feta & Mint
Slow-roasting fennel caramelizes its natural sugars and softens what in a raw state is a very crisp texture to something like that of a rich roasted onion. Topped with olive tapenade, feta and mint, it makes a side dish that can’t be beat.
Get the recipe: Roasted California Fennel with Olive Tapenade, Feta & Mint
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Mint is one of the most underrated, refreshing spring ingredients around. While many people mistake it for a simple toss-in to their tea, cocktail or ice cream, mint is also great in everyday meals. There are many different ways to incorporate it into your menu, and we're here to show you the ropes. Whether a vegetarian or meat-lover, we've got you covered; try adding this flavor-packed herb to salads, beans and even lamb for a burst of refreshing flavor.
Check out the slideshow above to find unusual mint recipes you're guaranteed to love!