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Stuffed Cornish Hens

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Ingredients
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Low sodium corn oil/Margarine 7 Tablespoon
  Ground sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Fine dry low sodium bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped unsalted walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Low sodium low fat cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cubed
  Rock cornish hens 4
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Saute celery, green pepper, and onion in 3 tablespoons margarine until celery is tender.
3. Stir in sage, garlic, pepper, parsley, and bread crumbs. Remove from heat.
4. Add walnuts and cheese, and spoon mixture into cavities of Cornish hens.
5. Brush hens with remaining margarine that has been melted.
6. Bake breast side up in a shallow pan for 60 minutes. Baste occasionally with the melted margarine.
7. Remove skin and fat before eating.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Basting
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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