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Title: Gefuellte Tauben (Stuffed Pigeons)
Categories: Game German
Yield: 4 Servings

4 Pigeons
100gButter (7 Tbsp)
1cPlain breadcrumbs
1tb(level) minced onion
1bnParsley, chopped
80gRaw bacon (3 oz), diced
1 Egg
  A bit of lukewarm milk
1ts(level) marjoram
  A bit of ground nutmeg
  Salt and pepper to taste
1 Yellow turnip [substitute: carrot], scraped

Combine the breadcrumbs, egg, milk, bacon, and sauteed minced onion into a loose stuffing. Season with chopped parsley, marjoram, and the other seasonings, as well as the pigeon giblets (diced heart, liver, and peeled stomach; the liver should be blanched to retain the flavor while keeping the stuffing light in color.)

Stuff the pigeons and sew closed with cooking twine. Season the outside with salt and pepper. Roast in buttered baking dish along with the scraped yellow turnip. Baste frequently, with the pan juices.

Serve with different salads.

Serves 4.

From: D'SCHWAEBISCH' KUCHE' by Aegidius Kolb and Leonhard Lidel, Allgaeuer Zeitungsverlag, Kempten. 1976. (Translation/Conversion: Karin Brewer) Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 9/92