Lepure cu masline (Rabbit with olives)

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Lepure cu masline (Rabbit with olives)
Lepure cu masline (Rabbit with olives)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:938
Ready in:1 hour 40 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:19th January 2013

This recipe is from Romania and I would suggest that you ask your butcher to joint the rabbit for you if necessary.


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  1. Fry the rabbit pieces in a pan with hot oil, until lightly browned.
  2. Add the onion and cook for a couple of minutes.
  3. Then add the tomato puréé, the wine, water or stock, tomato sauce, salt, sugar, juniper berries, bay leaf and the olives.
  4. Mix everything carefully, cover and simmer until the rabbit is tender and the liquid well reduced.
  5. Add the courgettes 15 minutes before the end of the cooking time.
  6. Stir occasionally during the cooking time and if necessary, add more stock or water.

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