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Cornish Game Hens With Sauerkraut

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  Cornish game 6 (Hens)
  Bacon slices 6
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Thyme sprig 1 Small
  Bay leaf 1⁄4
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Yellow onion 1 (Whole)
  Carrot 1 , scraped
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sauerkraut 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Wine vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Breakfast sausages 6
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Rub Cornish game hens inside and out with salt and pepper.
Place them in deep baking dish with slice of bacon tied over the breast of each.
Tie herbs and garlic in a square of cheesecloth and put them in the dish.
Add onion, carrot, and water.
Bake, uncovered, in preheated very hot oven (500°F.) for 10 minutes.
Lower temperature to moderate (375°F.).
Cover hens with sauerkraut mixed with wine vinegar and sugar.
Bake, covered, for 30 minutes longer.
Meanwhile half-fry sausages.
Place sausages on top of sauerkraut after removing bag of herbs.
Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes longer.

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Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Side Dish

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Cornish Game Hens With Sauerkraut Recipe