1990s Recipes + Menus

Mango in Ginger-Mint Syrup

  • Active time:15 min
  • Start to finish:45 min
April 1999
  • a 2-inch piece fresh gingerroot
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 firm-ripe mango (about 1 pound)
  • Garnish:

    fresh mint sprigs
  • Thinly slice gingerroot and in a saucepan bring to a boil with water and sugar. Simmer mixture 5 minutes and remove pan from heat. Stir in mint and let steep 5 minutes. Pour syrup through a sieve into a bowl and cool completely.
  • Peel mango and thinly slice. Stir mango into syrup. Chill mixture 30 minutes.
  • Garnish mango with mint.
Each serving about 119 calories and less than 1 gram fat.
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