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
2 glasses white wine
400g/14oz canned plum tomatoes, chopped or sieved
Salt and black pepper
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