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Walnuts and Sage
From Stones River Market
<p>Using walnuts and whole wheat bread in place of regular white bread crumbs, and lean ground rabbit instead of beef, this quintessential comfort food provides the right kinds of fat—without sacrificing flavor.</p> <p>Rabbit is always available year round from Aha! Rabbits in Rockvale TN.</p> <p>Rabbits will produce 6 pounds of meat on the same feed and water as a cow will produce 1 pound of meat.</p>Source: Flat Belly Diet Cookbook (Entered by Mark Ferguson)
Step by Step Instructions
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Olive oil spray loaf pan.
- Heat the oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the carrot, scallions, and garlic and cook, stirring often, for about 3 minutes or until tender. Remove from the heat.
- Meanwhile, chop the walnuts in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Break up the bread and add to the walnuts. Pulse until both are ground to fine crumbs. Transfer to a large bowl. With a fork, stir in the milk and egg whites. Add the rabbit, parsley, cheese, sage, salt, pepper, and sautéed mixture. Mix gently just until blended.
- Shape into a free-form loaf place in the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest portion registers 165°F. Let stand a few minutes before slicing.
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