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  • Savory Rabbit

  • Ingredients

  • 1 rabbit, cut into portions
    3 medium slices streaky bacon, chopped
    2tbsp olive oil
    4 garlic cloves, chopped
    Large sprig each fresh rosemary and sage chopped
    2 glasses white wine
    400g/14oz canned plum tomatoes, chopped or sieved
    ltsp sugar
    Salt and black pepper

  • Method

  • Soak the rabbit for a couple of hours in cold, slightly salted water Drain and pat dry with kitchen towel.
    Brown the bacon in a thick-bottom saucepan in the olive oil. Add the rabbit pieces and brown all over before adding the garlic and herbs.
    Saute' for a few more mins, then add the win allowing it to bubble for a few mins. Add the tomatoes and sugar, season with salt and black pepper and simmer ˝ with the lid slightly askew for about 1 ˝hrs. if the sauce gets too thick during cooking, add a little more wine. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and a green salad.

  • Serves 4 ~ ~ Takes 1 hr45 mins, plus soaking time

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