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Minted Blackberries

Makes about 3 cups
  • Active time:10 min
  • Start to finish:40 min
August 2008
Sugar and lemon are an old trick for playing up berries' sweet and tart qualities, as well as for bringing out their natural juices. Some fresh summer mint makes a brilliant addition.
  • 3 cups blackberries (3/4 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Stir together all ingredients in a bowl or airtight container and let macerate at room temperature 30 minutes.
Cooks’ note: Blackberries can be chilled (after macerating) up to 2 hours.
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