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Cornish Hens Greek Island Style

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  Cornish hens 4
  Eggplant 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil 45 Milliliter
  Tomato sauce 250 Milliliter
  Oregano leaves 10 Milliliter
  Basil 5 Milliliter
  Cracked black pepper 1 Milliliter
  Crumbled feta cheese 340 Gram

Split the hens in half down the back.Using a very sharp small knife remove the bones from the hens.
Pare the eggplant and slice into 3/4" (2 cm) slices, place into a 8 x 8" (20 x 20 cm) casserole dish and broil for 10 minutes per side.
Rub the hens with the garlic.
Heat the oil in a skillet and brown the hens, transfer to the casserole dish.
Combine the tomato sauce, oregano, basil and pepper, pour over the hens.
Sprinkle with the cheese and bake in a preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for 25 minutes covered.
Remove cover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
Serve with a side dish of Linguine with Olive Oil, Garlic and Fresh Herbs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 426 Calories from Fat 282

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.6%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g59%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 158.5 mg52.8%

Sodium 552.2 mg23%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 27 g54.9%

Vitamin A 10.8% Vitamin C 10.2%

Calcium 23.4% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cornish Hens Greek Island Style Recipe