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Wild Pigeons Perugian

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  Pigeons/Rock cornish hens 3
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green olives 10
  Fresh sage leaves/1/4 teaspoon ground sage 4
  Juniper berries 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash

Brown pigeons in 2 tablespoons hot olive oil in a dutch oven, adding more oil if necessary.
Stir in wine, 2 tablespoons olive oil, olives, sage, juniper berries, salt, and pepper.
Cook in a 300°F oven 50 to 60 minutes, or until pigeons are tender.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1915 Calories from Fat 1156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 130 g200.5%

Saturated Fat 22.3 g111.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.6 mg151.2%

Sodium 1381.6 mg57.6%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 89 g178.3%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 60.5%

Calcium 11% Iron 132.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wild Pigeons Perugian Recipe