Hare With Prunes And Chestnuts Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Hare1 , cut in pieces, marinated in red wine
 Bacon strips4 (Thin Slices)
 Onion1 , chopped
 Carrots2 , sliced
 Wine2 Cup (32 tbs), strained (From Marinade)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dried prunes18 , soaked in tea or sherry
 Unsweetened chestnuts1 Can (10 oz)
 Brandy1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3712 Calories from Fat 594

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.5%

Saturated Fat 20 g99.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1665.1 mg

Sodium 1671.9 mg69.7%

Total Carbohydrates 226 g75.4%

Dietary Fiber 25.4 g101.5%

Sugars 74.7 g

Protein 463 g926.4%

Vitamin A 418.9% Vitamin C 29.6%

Calcium 39.1% Iron 380.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cover bottom of baker with layers of pork or bacon slices, onions and carrots.
Add pieces of hare.
Moisten with wine and water.
Close and bake 2 1/2 hours.
Remove clay baker from oven, arrange prunes and chestnuts around pieces of hare.
Close and bake another 1/2 hour.
Add cognac to the sauce just before serving.