Rabbit cacciatore on a bed of mashed potato on a plate

Rabbit recipes

16 Recipes

Cook rabbit in a range of comforting dishes. This rich game meat is delicious when slow-cooked in stews, roasted or served in pies and pasta ragu.

7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

'Cacciatore' means hunter in Italian and, although we now think of it as a chicken dish, it is a particularly good way to cook rabbit

2 hrs
Easy
32 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This is a true taste of autumn, a big bowl of rich, dark, boozy rabbit casserole

2 hrs and 35 mins
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10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow-cook rich game into a delicious ragu to serve with ribbon pasta - stock and wine will keep the lean meat moist

1 hr and 55 mins
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9 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Despite having only a few ingredients, this take on a Lancashire hotpot is packed with flavour

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Swap the traditional coq for rabbit in this rich French stew made with shallots, carrots, bacon and mushrooms in a red wine sauce

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This shortcrust pie has a creamy leek, mustard, cider and fennel sauce. Serve with buttery radishes, baby carrots and peas

2 hrs and 5 mins
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This simple Sunday roast is ready in 45 minutes, just enough time to prepare the side dishes of your choice. Get your butcher to joint the rabbit

45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

The confit-style cooking in plenty of good olive oil creates meltingly soft rabbit, which is great value in autumn

3 hrs
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This is rainy-day comfort food at its best - flat pasta strips tossed with a rich meaty ragu, creamy chestnuts and fragrant orange zest

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use this rich game meat in a delicious light casserole with podded beans, bacon, light ale and thyme

3 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Barney's restaurant classic involves a bit of chef's technique and gives you a stunning result

1 hr and 40 mins
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Bite-sized pieces of rabbit are coated in parmesan and breadcrumbs, deep fried until crisp and golden and served with herby mayonnaise

45 mins
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Wrap a meaty filling, studded with juicy dried apricots, in a hot water pastry crust for a truly British dish, perfect for a buffet, party or picnic

2 hrs and 20 mins
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This easy, Middle Eastern inspired rice-based one-pot is spiced with cumin and chilli and sweetened with cinnamon and prunes

40 mins
Easy
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This rich terrine, with thyme, allspice and brandy, can be pressed and mature overnight for a perfect make-ahead starter or light lunch

2 hrs and 45 mins
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13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Tailor this mash-topped stew to suit whatever game is in season - add more matured meat if you like a strong game flavour

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
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