Balsamic Lamb with Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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Parsnips add sweetness to creamy mashed potatoes that pair beautifully with zingy balsamic lamb. This quick and tasty meal would make a wonderful midweek meal in minutes.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Parsnip icon
    1 (100g)
  • Potato icon
    3 (519g)
  • Salt icon
    as needed
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Lamb chop icon
    Lamb chop
  • Red wine icon
    Red wine
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Rosemary icon
    3 sprigs
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    3 tbsp (44g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed


  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Plate

Step preview

  1. Add parsnip, potato, salt and water to a clean large saucepan
  2. Cook until tender - 15 min
  3. Add olive oil to a clean large cast iron skillet
  4. Heat
  5. Add onion to the large cast iron skillet
  6. Cook until softened - 3 min
  7. Add lamb chop to the large cast iron skillet
  8. Season
  9. Cook evenly until browned
  10. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to plate then set aside
  11. Add red wine, dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar and rosemary to the large cast iron skillet
  12. Boil
  13. Simmer until thickened
  14. Transfer meat to large cast iron skillet
  15. Heat until heated through
  16. Drain vegetables
  17. Add crème fraîche and black pepper to the vegetables
  18. Mash with potato masher
  19. Serve
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