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Maltese Rabbit Pie



  • Serves 6
  • Cooks in 150 mins (30m prep + 120m cook)
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

maltese rabbit pie

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. 2.In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. 3.Add the rabbit pieces and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  4. 4.Remove the rabbit from the skillet and set aside.
  5. 5.Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  6. 6.Stir in the tomato paste, water, red wine, bay leaves, and thyme.
  7. 7.Add the rabbit back to the skillet and bring to a simmer.
  8. 8.Cover and simmer for 1 hour, or until the rabbit is tender.
  9. 9.Remove the bay leaves and discard.
  10. 10.Transfer the rabbit mixture to a 9-inch pie dish.
  11. 11.Roll out the pastry crust and place it over the top of the pie dish.
  12. 12.Trim the edges and cut a few slits in the top to allow steam to escape.
  13. 13.Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.
  14. 14.Serve hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find rabbit, you can substitute chicken or beef.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.