Stuffed Roast Rabbit

(Majorie Kyle)
1 whole rabbit
8 rashers of streaky bacon
2 tbls red wine
To make stuffing
1 tin of apricots
50g walnuts, chopped
1 juice of orange
little grated rind
4 oz bread crumbs
1 beaten egg
Salt and black pepper


Cut apricot in pieces, place all other stuffing ingredients into a bowl mix together. Fill the rabbit with the stuffing. Preheat oven: 200C / 400F, gas mark 6. Place rabbit in roasting tin cover with bacon and place tin foil on top for 1 hour. Remove foil and bacon, baste rabbit, roll the bacon and place rabbit and bacon rolls back in the roasting tin for a further 15 minutes. Take out of the oven add wine to pan juices to make a thin gravy. Serve the rabbit with roast potatoes and red cabbage and cranberry sauce.

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