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Cosimo Commisso’s Rabbit & Tomato Sauce (Coniglio in Umido)


  • 1 whole rabbit cut in pieces
  • 1 garlic
  • 1 onion
  • Tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup of white vinegar
  • 1/2 wine glass of white wine
  • Olive oil
  • Salt (pinch)
  • Pepper (pinch)

How to

Bring a pot of water to boil, add 2 to 3 tbsp. of vinegar.

Add the rabbit and let boil for 5 min. Remove from pot and rinse under cold water.

In a separate pot add olive oil, 6 or 8 tbsp. Add the rabbit with the wine and let simmer. Let the wine evaporate and then add a pinch of salt and pepper.

Add the garlic and onion chopped in pieces. Let it simmer for a few minutes until golden.

Add the tomato sauce and cover pot to let it cook slowly.

Buon appetito!

Make sure you pair this dish with Altesino Montosoli wine. Visit Cosimo Commisso blog: http://cosimocommissotravels.info/cosimo-commissos-love-for-altesino-montosoli/ for more info.