Refreshing flavor and a vibrant green color are the perfect combo for a summer recipe – and that’s why mint is sure to be your favorite warm-weather ingredient! Sweet or savory, mint suits it all. Find your new favorite way to enjoy it with these 15 mint recipes recipes on our Food Monster App!
1. Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Mint Pops
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Need a break from your same ol’ dessert routine? Try these amazingly creamy Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Mint Pops from Gabrielle St. Claire. What sets these pops apart are that they have a rich texture almost like cheesecake, they won’t melt like the traditional pops, pack avocado, coconut, stevia for sugar, a natural green color derived from the avocado, a dark chocolate drizzle shell, and crunchy pistachios!
2. Lemony Mint Pesto Potato Salad
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This scrumptious and refreshing Lemony Mint Pesto Potato Salad from Jackie Newgent is full of wonderful flavors. Lemon, mint, garlic, pistachio and more combine to create a combination that you won’t forget! You’ll want to make it again and again.
3. Mini Mint Chocolate Cheesecakes
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If you’re looking for a healthy and refreshing, yet decadent dessert, make these your next mission in the kitchen! These Mini Mint Chocolate Cheesecake from Cruelty Free Family are made with oats, almonds, cashews, mint extract, spirulina, and coconut oil, among other good-for-you ingredients. Talk about a superfood dessert!
4. Sriracha and Garlic Pulled Jackfruit with Mint and Cilantro
This super easy and healthy dish pairs pulled jackfruit with a spicy Sriracha and garlic sauce topped with cooling herbs for a delicious flavor combination. If you have never used jackfruit before, this Sriracha and Garlic Pulled Jackfruit With Mint and Cilantro from Nancy Montuori is a good place to start!
5. Perfect Cuban Mojitos
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The perfect Cuban Mojito is sweet, sour, crisp and refreshing. These Perfect Cuban Mojitos from Rebecca Blackwell do not require simple syrup, and take only a couple of minutes to make.
6. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
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7. Minty Green Pea Hummus
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8. No Bake Mint Cherry Buckwheat Tarts
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These No Bake Mint Cherry Buckwheat Tarts from Leah Moldowan are so easy to make and easy to eat. The crust is chewy and coconut-y, with a bit of buckwheat crunch. Then they are filled with a creamy vanilla bean and mint cream and then they’re topped with beautiful fresh cherries. The chewy and crunchy crust is just the perfect vessel for the smooth and creamy filling and juicy cherries.
9. 15-Minute Harissa Eggplant Kebabs With Cucumber Mint Relish
These spicy, sweet, and satisfyingly sticky kebabs are perfect for grilling! The harissa adds the perfect amount of heat that is quickly cooled down by the refreshing cucumber mint relish. Serve these 15-Minute Harissa Eggplant Kebabs With Cucumber Mint Relish from 15 Minute Vegan in soft flatbreads with the tangy relish, jewel-like pomegranate seeds, and a generous drizzle of tahini.
10. Jal Jeera: Refreshing Indian Spiced Lemonade
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This herbaceous “jal jeera,” or an Indian summer drink best described as spiced lemonade, can be made in just 2 minutes. Every single sip of this chilled drink will take your taste buds on a joy ride. The unique flavor of this Jal Jeera: Refreshing Indian Spiced Lemonade from Anupama Paliwal comes from the combo of two fresh herbs — coriander and mint, and spices like roasted cumin powder, dry mango powder, ground black pepper, and black salt. In the Northern part of the India, you can get this drink at street kiosks during summertime.
11. Grilled Fresh Mint Naan
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12. Raw Chocolate Mint Cake
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Chocolate and mint are a much-loved combination and this Raw Chocolate Mint Cake from Kelly Fielding is decadent and rich, yet still light and luscious. If you cannot find fresh coconut meat, you can substitute for more cashews, but the coconut meat does create a really silky texture.
13. Minted Quinoa, Corn, and Mung Bean Salad
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Add a fresh and crisp Minted Quinoa, Corn, and Mung Bean Salad from Claire Ragozzino to kick off your holiday menu! The herby bright notes of parsley and mint combine well with the freshness of the corn and sprouted Mung beans. Try this unique spin on a quinoa salad that will leave you feeling satisfied and balanced.
14. Pomegranate Beet Citrus Smoothie With Mint and Ginger
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Loaded with antioxidants, and vitamins, spiced with mint and ginger, this Pomegranate Beet Citrus Smoothie With Mint and Ginger from Viktoria Radichkova is detoxifying and immune boosting. The smoothie is loaded with fresh citrus flavors, and it tastes bright and refreshing due to the mint, and ginger.
15. Grilled Potatoes With Zucchini Mint Sauce
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This Grilled Potatoes With Zucchini Mint Sauce recipe from Simona Malerba pairs grilled potatoes with a raw zucchini and mint sauce that gets its creamy texture from almonds. The sauce can also be used in a plethora of other dishes! It is incredible with pasta or some freshly baked bread as well.
Looking for more summery meals like these mint recipes? Check out 15 Spicy Vegan Recipes To Try This Summer and 10 Light, Fresh Fried Rice Recipes For Summer! Don’t forget to check out our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.
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