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 Smothered Rabbit
Smothered Rabbit

Smothered Rabbit Recipe Card Front

Front of the Smothered Rabbit recipe card with a notation that the recipe is from Goldie (owner of vintage recipe box VRP001).

Smothered Rabbit

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Back of the Smothered Rabbit recipe card.

Smothered Rabbit

Front of the Smothered Rabbit recipe card found in the recipe box of Goldie, owner of VRP001.

Smothered Rabbit

Back of the Smothered Rabbit recipe card found in the recipe box of Goldie, owner of VRP001.


  • If a heavy skillet or pot with a tight lid is used, the rabbit may be smothered on top of the stove

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Smothered Rabbit

Smothered Rabbit

Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours


  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 medium sized rabbit, cut into pieces for serving
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Flour
  • 3 cups potatoes, diced and uncooked
  • 1 cup hot water


  1. Fry the bacon slightly until crisped and remove from skillet, leaving only the hot fat
  2. Add the rabbit which has been seasoned with salt and pepper and rolled in flour
  3. When nicely browned on both sides, arrange in a heavy baking pan or casserole dish
  4. Add the potatoes and onions
  5. Lay the strips of bacon over the top and add the hot water, which has been used to rinse out the skillet in which the meat was browned
  6. Cover tightly and bake in a moderate oven for 2 hours

Smothered Rabbit


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