Rabbit Stew – Traditional Maltese Recipe.


  • 1 rabbit.
  • 4oz onions.
  • 3 bay leaves.
  • 4oz fresh peas.
  • 6oz tomatoes.
  • 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Fresh garlic.
  • 4oz potatoes.
  • 4oz fresh carrots.
  • 1 glass of red wine.
  • 2 glasses of water.
  • Salt and pepper.


  1. Cut the rabbit into pieces and fry lightly in a small amount of oil or butter.
  2. In a separate saucepan fry the chopped onions and garlic until golden brown.
  3. Add the peeled, chopped tomatoes and bay leaves.
  4. Add the water to the rabbit and leave it to simmer for about 15 minutes.
  5. Pour in the wine and add the peas, chopped carrots, chopped potatoes, salt and pepper leaving it to cook for another hour on slow fire.