JOE'S RECIPES

BUCKEYE RABBIT STEW

Ingredients

2 Rabbits Cut into pieces
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
2 Whole Carrots
3 Celery Sticks
2 Cloves Garlic
1 Large White Onion
Italian Seasonings
Salt/Pepper
4-6 Cans Chicken Broth
1 Head of Cabbage
2 Heads of Fresh Escarole
2 Cans of Navy or Black Beans
3 TBSP Flour
2 Potatoes

Recipe

Heat Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper, and Garlic in a large Dutch oven.  Add Rabbit, brown thoroughly, remove and set aside.  Add two more table spoons of Olive Oil and bring to heat.  Add two table spoons of flour to oil and stir to make rue.  When rue begins to thicken and turn brown, add chopped celery, chopped carrots, chopped onions, salt, pepper and Wild Side   Seasonings and cook until tender.  Add 4-6 cans of chicken broth and bring to a boil.  When the contents come to a boil, add the Rabbit pieces.  Bring to a boil once again, reduce heat and simmer for one hour.  Add chopped cabbage, fresh escarole and Italian Seasons, cover and simmer until greens reduce into the broth and simmer for another hour.  Add one to two cans of white kidney and or black beans and two large chopped potatoes.  Simmer for one more hour or until rabbit falls off of the bones. When rabbit is tender it can be removed from the bones and put back into the stew.  Serve with fresh bread.