Print Recipe

Rabbit Gumbo



  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 dressed rabbit (about 3 pounds), cut into pieces
  • 1/2 pound smoked sausage, halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced okra
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. In a Dutch oven, sauté onion and green pepper in oil until tender.
  2. Add rabbit and enough water to cover. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until meat is very tender.
  3. Add sausage, salt, thyme, pepper and cayenne. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Remove rabbit; cool.
  5. Debone and cut rabbit into bite-size pieces; return to pan.
  6. Stir in okra; bring to a boil.
  7. Serve in bowls over rice.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Recipe Goldmine

Join our Facebook group



Always Open!

To our Visitors

Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.