It's that time of the year where the garden will soon overflow with mint. Aside from putting it in beverages, what are you going to do with the mountain of mint overtaking your back fence? Put it to good use in the kitchen by whipping up these creative and tasty mint recipes. This bountiful summer herb balances the flavors of each dish, adding just a hint of that ever so delicious mintiness. Check out the benefits of eating mint and give these recipes a try:
Instead of basil, Italian chef Davide Oldani adds mint to his tomato confit for a delicious and satisfying pasta dish.
Mint adds a little zing to the creamy yogurt dip served with these spicy chicken patties - a great appetizer for main course.
Seafood and mint are heavenly together as you'll see firsthand when you taste this easy and effortless summer pasta.
Citrus segments are marinated in a ginger-honey sauce then served with lemon verbena and mint in this refreshing dessert.