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Herb Cheese Game Hens

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  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

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

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3083 Calories from Fat 1945

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 216 g332.7%

Saturated Fat 68.8 g344%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1439 mg479.7%

Sodium 1150.3 mg47.9%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 239 g478.4%

Vitamin A 56.4% Vitamin C 39.5%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 67.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Herb Cheese Game Hens Recipe