The summer issue

Our summer-packed January issue is out now - featuring our guide to summer rieslings, strawberries and seafood recipes, as well as a look at the best of Bali.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller for just $6 an issue - offer ends 29th January, 2017.

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

Pan-roasted lamb racks with baby potatoes, beans and mint

You'll need

8 baby potatoes, such as kipfler or chat, halved 1 tbsp olive oil 2 lamb racks (6 cutlets each) 400 gm green beans, trimmed 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 golden shallots, thinly sliced 1 cup coarsely chopped mint 1 tbsp coarsely chopped oregano Lemon juice, to taste, wedges to serve


  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 240C fan-forced. Cook baby potatoes in boiling water until al dente (10 minutes). Drain.
  • 02
  • Heat oil in a large ovenproof frying pan and sear lamb racks, turning occasionally, until golden (about 8 minutes). Set aside. Add potatoes to pan, combine beans, garlic and shallots and add to potatoes. Season to taste, toss to combine, place lamb on top and roast in oven until lamb is medium-rare (10-15 minutes). Remove lamb and rest for 5 minutes if you have time. Scatter mint and oregano over bean mixture, toss, season to taste, squeeze lemon over and serve with lamb and lemon wedges.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 - 6 people
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Recipe collections

Looking for ways to make the most out of seasonal produce? Want to find a recipe perfect for a party? Or just after fresh ideas for dessert? Either way, our recipe collections have you covered.

See more
2017 Restaurant Guide

Our 2017 Restaurant Guide is online, covering over 400 restaurants Australia wide. Never wonder where to dine again.

See more

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 - 6 people

Featured in

Mar 2014

You might also like...

Fuss-free summer recipes


Rigatoni with mushrooms pecorino and herb crumbs

Fast autumn recipes


Prawns with black beans, chorizo and chipotle

Fast summer recipes


Pan-fried John Dory agrodolce with endive and goat’s cheese

Fast seafood recipes


Sparkling cherry crush

Six fast noodle recipes



Tequila and sangrita


Spirulina Rush

conversion tool

get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.