Rabbit Hunter’s Style

READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
SERVES: 2-3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season the rabbit liberally with salt and pepper; in a large skillet, cook the bacon over med-high heat until crisp.
  • Transfer to paper towels to drain; crumble and set aside.
  • Add the rabbit to the hot bacon fat and brown on all sides.
  • Transfer to a slow cooker.
  • Add shallots and garlic to the skillet; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with the flour, then add the wine; cook, scraping up any browned bits stuck to the pan.
  • Add in the tomato sauce, water, thyme, and basil; bring to a boil.
  • Pour over the rabbit; cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours.
  • Add mushrooms to the slow cooker; cover and continue cooking on HIGH 1 ½-3 hours, until the rabbit is very tender and falling off the bone.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings to taste; serve garnished with parsley and crumbled bacon.
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