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Game Hens Perugino

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Ingredients
  Game hens 2
  Carrots 4 , 3 sliced in half lengthwise and 1 grated
  Oranges 2 , 1 juiced plus grated peel and 1 quartered
  Onions 2 , 1 chopped and 1 quartered
  Chopped fresh rosemary 3 Teaspoon (3 Sprigs)
  Ripe tomatoes/1, 15 ounce can in sauce 6 , diced
  Bacon strip 2 , chopped
  Green peppercorns in vinegar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash hens and pat dry on paper towels.

MAKING
2) In a roasting pan, layer the base with carrot slices and place hens over.
3) Into each hen, add 2 pieces of orange, 2 pieces of onion, add 1 teaspoon or sprig of rosemary.
4) Place in oven at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
5) Using pan drippings, baste the hens at least twice during the baking process.
6) In a pan, add bacon and heat well.
7) Add in chopped onion and cook till just tender.
8) Mix in grated carrot, the remaining rosemary, orange juice and peel, tomatoes, and peppercorns.
9) Heat till the mix bubbles, then lower heat and gently simmer till hens are baked through.

SERVING
10) Arrange hens on serving plate and surround by sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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