Cilantro and Mint Sauce

Recipe for Cilantro and Mint Sauce
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1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 small onion, diced
1 or 2 jalapenos, seeded and diced
1/2 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves
1/2 cup tightly packed mint leaves
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


In a blender or food processor, combine yogurt, onions, peppers, cilantro, and mint. Process, scraping down the sides every 15 seconds, for 1 minute, or until ingredients are finely chopped and mixture is smooth. Season with salt and pepper.


Makes 3/4 cup.


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Cilantro and mint sauce

What mint is used? Peppermint, spearmint...?

recipes using mint

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Mint is chef’s choice. Enjoy!

Cilantro mint sauce

Can this be canned?

how to make cilantro and mint sauce

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Hi, Sherrie. We do not recommend canning this recipe.

How long can I keep this in

How long can I keep this in the fridge? Thanks for the recipe.

This sauce should keep in the

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This sauce should keep in the refrigerator for a week. Enjoy!