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Herb Cheese Game Hens

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Ingredients
  Rock cornish game hens 3 Pound, thawed if frozen (2 Whole, 1 1/2 Pound Each)
  Pepper To Taste
  Ground nutmeg To Taste
  Creamy appetizer cheese flavored with garlic and herbs 5 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Cherry tomatoes 6
  Crusty french bread 1
Directions

Remove game hen necks and giblets; reserve for other uses, if desired.
Rinse hens inside and out; pat dry.
Lightly sprinkle with pepper and nutmeg.
Cut cheese into 2 equal portions; place one portion in body cavity of each hen.
Truss body cavities, then bend wings akimbo.
Place hens, breast down, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Brush with butter.
Roast, uncovered, in a 425° oven for 30 minutes.
Turn hens over, baste with pan drippings, and continue to roast until meat near thighbone is no longer pink when slashed (20 to 30 more minutes).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted

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